City of Havelock

HURRICANE FLORENCE RECOVERY: TESTING THE MARINE CORPS’ RESILIENCE

January 14, 2019

 
Hurricane Florence approaches the coast of NC MCAS Cherry Point still recovering
From working in comprised facilities and temporary trailers to repairing damaged homes, the Marine Corps community continues to face daily challenges following Hurricane Florence. Although the storm made landfall on September 14, 2018, Marines at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, and MCAS Cherry Point are still recovering. <<<READ MORE
(By Maj. Simba Chigwida, Marine Corps Installations Command, MCICOM)
 

FRC East to Celebrate 75th Anniversary

October 16, 2018

 

HAVELOCK, NC (WITN) The largest industrial employer east of I-95 is preparing to celebrate 75 years of successful support for our nation’s military.  The Fleet Readiness Center East opened in 1943 at the Marine Corp Air Station Cherry Point. >>READ MORE

 

Approved plan is great news for City of Havelock

April 16, 2018

 

There is now a green light for a plan that shortens your drive to the beach and keeps you from all the stop-and-go traffic in Havelock. >>READ MORE

 

State Funding Helps Strengthen MCAS Cherry Point

July 13, 2017

 

F-35 on the runway

HAVELOCK, Craven County – Havelock Mayor Will Lewis spoke Wednesday to address the $4 million in funding the town received from the General Assembly.

Of the funds, $1 million is designated for Havelock’s brownfield Phoenix Site, while the remaining $3 million is set aside for the lift fan maintenance and testing facility at Fleet Readiness Center East. >>read more

 

Roadwork to Improve Access to MCAS Cherry Point in Craven County

July 06, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 6, 2017
Contact: Brian Rick | 919-707-2685

GREENVILLE – The Department of Transportation has awarded a $24.3 million contract to construct a flyover bridge from U.S. 70 East to the Slocum Gate at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.

The project awarded to S.T. Wooten Corporation of Wilson is intended to reduce congestion and accidents, and improve access to the military base.

Additional work will include repaving, drainage and signals along U.S. 70 and a reconfiguration and repairs of the road in and out of the Tucker Creek and MacDonald Boulevard areas.

Lane closures will be needed but no detours are proposed at this time.

Repaving a road provides better traction and ride quality for drivers, which is especially important during rainy and snowy weather. Drainage work removes water from the road surface and reduces the chances of ponding. Signal work and intersection improvements will reduce the amount of time traffic is stopped at a signal.

Work on this project is scheduled to begin as soon as soon as July 31 and is scheduled to be completed in March 2020.