Welcome to JUMPO

The Jacksonville Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (JUMPO) is the regional transportation planning organization serving the Jacksonville metropolitan area of NC. Our planning area includes the City of Jacksonville, Onslow County, the Town of RichlandsTown of SwansboroTown of Holly Ridge, and Town of North Topsail Beach. JUMPO consists of representatives from each of these urban areas and municipalities, as well as the North Carolina Department of Transportation, and area military bases

The City of Jacksonville is designated as the lead planning agency for JUMPO in facilitating regional and cooperative planning processes that serve as the basis for the expenditure of all federal transportation funds for improving our area transportation network including: streets, highways, bridges, public transit, bicycle and pedestrian networks.

PLANS & documents

See all of our current planning efforts, including our Public Participation Plan, the 2045 MTP, 2024-2033 MTIP and Amendments. Archived Studies, resources and other JUMPO documents are also posted here.



The most recent information regarding highway projects in the FY 2024-2033 STIP, listed alphabetically by primary road name is provided here.


planning area

Learn about the JUMPO planning area. Read about the rich history of Jacksonville and the surrounding townships: Richlands, Holly Ridge, Swansboro, and North Topsail Beach. Find links and info here.


Prioritization 7.0

Each of NCDOT’s six modes of transportation (highway, ferry, rail, public transportation, bicycle & pedestrian and aviation) uses a data-drive approach for ranking projects. 


public Comment

Amendment 4 of the 2024-2033 MTIP

The JUMPO is seeking public comment on Amendment 4 of the 2024-2033 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP), which  identifies state and federally funded transportation investments within the Jacksonville area MPO.

The TAC adopted the 2024-2033 MTIP on September 14, 2023. Amendment 4 is being proposed to add or modify Statewide and local projects to the MTIP document in order to maintain NCDOT and FHWA compliancy.

The Amendment 4 Draft MTIP must be published for a minimum 25-day public comment period in accordance with the Public Participation Plan. Public comment will be received until June 7, 2024, by sending an email to Stephen Adams at sadams2@jacksonvillenc.gov.

The Transportation Advisory Committee will be considering adoption of Amendment 4 at their meeting on June 13, 2024.

Service Areas

jumpo transportation project map

This map includes transportation projects that have been or are hoped to be programmed in JUMPO’s Transportation Plan.

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