Mission: To represent and give a “voice” to The Chamber membership regarding transportation issues.


  • Present Chamber transportation priorities to the appropriate officials and advocate their completion.

  • Build consensus among elected officials and community groups regarding transportation projects.

Action Steps:

  • Regularly attend French Broad River MPO and Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee meetings.

  • Email highlights of the meetings to committee members and other interested parties/members.

  • Develop a priority list of projects that should be addressed in Henderson County.

  • Continue developing relationships with NCDOT staff through face-to-face meetings, both locally and in Raleigh.

  • Continue efforts to have the I-26 widening project listed as a NCDOT priority project.

  • Continue efforts to advance the progress of the Upward Road, 225 Connector and US 64 West projects.

  • Attend Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee meetings and advocate responsible infrastructure (road) improvements in Henderson County.

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