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Infrastructure

Utilities and Services

 

Water

Distributor

City of Concord

Source

Lake Concord

Lake Fisher

Lake Howell

Yadkin River

Catawba River

City of Kannapolis

Town of Mt. Pleasant

Treatment Plants

Hillgrove Plant

Coddle Creek Plant

Maximum Daily Capacity

Hillgrove = 12,000,000 gal/day

Coddle Creek = 12,000,000 gal/day

Peak Load

Hillgrove = 8,900,000 gal/day

Coddle Creek = 6,200,000 gal/day

Storage Capacity:

  Elevated

5,250,000 gallons

  Ground

8,000,000 gallons

 

Wastewater

Sewer System

Yes

City of Concord Wastewater Resources

Treatment Plant:

Type

  • Rocky River Wastewater Treatment Plant = Activated Sludge
  • Muddy Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant = Activated Sludge

Overall Capacity

  • 24,000,000 GPD
  • 75,000 GPD

Overall Average Daily Flow

  • 16,700,000 GPD
  • 24,016 GPD

Available Surplus for Concord

1.   3,500,000 GPD above Concord’s reserve capacity of 13,000,000 GPD

Expansion Plans

Capacity of Rocky River WW Treatment Plant is planned to be upgraded from 24 MGD to 32 MGD in 2015.

Separate Storm Sewer System

Yes

City of Concord Stormwater Services

 

Solid Waste Disposal

City

Yes

City of Concord Solid Waste Services

County

Yes

Private

Yes

 

Electricity

Power Distributor

City of Concord

Power Supplier

Duke Power

 

Natural Gas

Supplier

Transco

Distributor

Public Service Co. of North Carolina

 

Other Fuels

Fuel Oil

Coal

LP Gas

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Transportation

Highway(s) Servicing Area

U. S. Primary Highways

US 29, US 29A, US 601

State Primary Highways

NC 49, NC 73, NC 3

Nearest Interstate Interchange (min / miles)

I-85 Local to Concord (6 interchanges):

  • Concord Mills Blvd/Bruton Smith Blvd (exit 49)
  • Poplar Tent Rd (exit 52)
  • George Liles Pkwy (exit 54
  • Davidson Hwy (exit 55)
  • US Hwy 52 (exit 58)
  • Copperfield Blvd (exit 60)

I-485 Outerbelt (3 minutes/2 miles south of Concord)

I-77 (12 minutes/12 miles south and west of Concord)

 

Railroads

Name

Norfolk-Southern Railway

Piggyback Service

Charlotte 26 miles

Frequency of Switching Service

Daily

 

Bus Service

In-City

Concord Kannapolis Area Transit (CK Rider)

Regional

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)

Inter-City / State

Greyhound/Trailways

Parcel Service

Yes

Taxi Service

3 (Cabarrus Taxicabs, City Cabs, Blue-J Taxi)

 

Certified Motor Freight Carrier(s)

Name

Terminal Location

A. C. Widenhouse

Concord

American Freightways

Concord

Cardinal Freight Carriers Inc

Concord

Fredrickson

Concord

Montgomery Tank Lines

Harrisburg

Old Dominion

Charlotte

Overnight Transport

Charlotte

Terminal Trucking

Concord

Voyager Transportation

Concord

West Atlantic Transportation

Concord

 

Air

Nearest Commercial Airport

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport

30 minutes from Concord / 21 miles

Airlines

Air Canada

AirTran Airways

American Airlines

American Eagle

Continental Airlines

Continental Express

Delta Airlines

Independence Air

Lufthansa

Northwest Airlines

United Airlines

US Airways

US Airways Express

Air Freight Service

Yes

Local Airport

Concord Regional Airport

Concord Regional Airport - JQF
N35-23.1 degrees
W080-42.6 degrees

Runway 2 and 20, 7,400' x 100', paved, 72,000 lbs. capacity, pilot controlled lighting, full ILS, real-time weather, control tower, elevation 690 feet, tower 134.65

 

 

Waterways

Navigable Waterways

None

Barge Service

None

Nearest Port and Channel Depth   (min / miles)

Wilmington 38’ / Morehead 35’ (257 min./205 miles)

 

Communications

 

Major Newspaper:

The Charlotte Observer

Local Newspaper:

The Independent Tribune

Cable Television Service:

Time Warner Cable

Telephone Service:

Windstream Communications, Inc.

Local Radio Stations:

24

 

WNSC-FM

88.9 FM

Public - Jazz

Rock-Hill, SC
 

WDAV

89.9 FM

Public - Classical

Davidson, NC
 

WFAE

90.7 FM

Public - Talk

Charlotte, NC
 

WRCM

91.9 FM

Contemporary Christian

Charlotte, NC
 

WQNC

92.7 FM

Urban Adult Contemporary

Charlotte, NC
 

WNKS

95.1 FM

CHR/Top 40

Charlotte, NC
 

WXRC

95.7 FM

Classic Rock

Charlotte, NC
 

WIBT

96.1 FM

Rhythmic

Charlotte, NC
 

WKKT

96.9 FM

Country

Charlotte, NC

 

WPEG

97.9 FM

Urban Contemporary

Charlotte, NC
 

WBT-FM

99.3 FM

News/Talk

Charlotte, NC

 

WRFX

99.7 FM

Classic Rock

Charlotte, NC
 

WPZS

100.9 FM

Gospel

Charlotte, NC

 

WBAV

101.9 FM

Urban Adult Contemporary

Gastonia, NC
 

WLYT

102.9 FM

Adult Contemporary

Charlotte, NC
 

WSOC-FM

103.7 FM

Country

Charlotte, NC
 

WKQC

104.7 FM

Adult Contemporary

Charlotte, NC
 

WNMX

106.1 FM

Adult Standards

Waxhaw, NC

 

WEND

106.5 FM

Modern Rock

Charlotte, NC

 

WLNK

107.9 FM

Hot Adult Contemporary/Talk

Charlotte, NC
 

WFNZ

610 AM

Sports

Charlotte, NC

 

WYFQ

930 AM

Christian

Charlotte, NC
 

WNOW

1030 AM

Spanish

Mint Hill, NC
 

WBT

1110 AM

News/Talk

Charlotte, NC
 

WHVN

1240 AM

Christian

Charlotte, NC

 

WGSP

1310 AM

Spanish

Charlotte, NC

 

WGIV

103.3FM 1370 AM

Gospel

Pineville, NC

 

WEGO

1410 AM

Adult Standards

Concord, NC

 

WRKB

1460 AM

Christian

Kannappolis, NC

 

WOGR

1540 AM

Gospel

Charlotte, NC

 

WFNA

1660 AM

Sports

Charlotte, NC

Local Television Stations:

8

 

WCCB

18

FOX

 

 

WCNC

6

NBC

 

 

WAXN

64

 

 

 

WBTV

3

CBS

 

 

WJZY

46

UPN

 

 

WTVI

42

Public

 

 

WSOC

9

ABC

 

 

WUNG

58

Public

 

 

Community Facilities

 

Churches Available in Area

Protestant

350

Jewish

2

Catholic

2

Other

25

 

Local Hotels / Rooms

22 hotels / 2,316 total rooms

I-85 exit #49:  1,774 rooms
I-85 exit #52-58:  279 rooms
I-85 exit #60:  263 rooms

Shopping Centers (5 retail store minimum)

8

 

Recreation Programs

City / County

Swimming Pools

Private

6 (1 olympic)

Public

2

Tennis Courts

Private

16

Public

17

Golf Courses

Private

1 in Concord

1 in Kannapolis

Public

1 in Concord

1 in county

Country Clubs

2

 

 

YMCA

1

YWCA

0

Sports Clubs – private

1

 

 

Movie Theaters

2 theaters, 32 screens

 

 

Parks

7 parks in City

2 greenways in City

3 parks in County

 

 

 

Cultural Activities (Auditoriums, Museums, Etc.)

Reed Gold Mine

Concord Downtown

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Old Courthouse Theatre

Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum

Backing Up Classics Museum

Hendrick Motorsports Museum

Roush Racing Museum

Historic Commissions

Cabarrus County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries

Davis Theatre

 

Medical Facilities

Hospital

Carolinas Medical Center - Northeast

With 30 clinics

Number of Physicians

304 in county

Population/physician ratio

471 for county

Population/dentist ratio

3,675 for county

Kidney Centers

2