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CRTPO backs I-77 toll lanes (access required)

Natalie English, senior VP for public policy at the Charlotte Chamber, speaks out in favor of the region's toll-road policy at the CRTPO meeting. Photo by Roberta Fuchs

The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization voted overwhelmingly Wednesday in favor of reaffirming its support for local toll-lane projects. The move came after an hour-long public-comment session in which many voiced their opposition to the controversial building of toll lanes ...

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SouthPark redevelopment approved (access required)

SouthPark from Sharon Road

The Charlotte City Council on Tuesday approved several rezoning petitions for mixed-use projects in Charlotte, including a 27-acre project in SouthPark slated to include workforce housing and smaller projects in NoDa and Optimist Park. The council also gave the go-ahead ...

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Boggs Paving execs begin sentences (access required)

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Carl Andrew “Drew” Boggs III, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to defrauding the U.S. government on nearly $88 million in road construction contracts, has begun serving a 30-month prison sentence at the Edgefield federal corrections institution in South Carolina. The ...

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