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Concord proposes new ramp into mall (access required)

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CONCORD – It may be billed as the number one shopping and entertainment attraction in the Carolinas, but actually getting to the Concord Mills mall can be quite a headache. Now officials in Concord are looking at ways to alleviate ...

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40 acres and a mall (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – A 40-acre piece of land in a desirable location in the University area – close to both an interstate and future public transportation – is to become an auto mall following a unanimous City Council rezoning decision Monday ...

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Confusion and congestion snarl north Charlotte community (access required)

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North Charlotte’s growing pains were apparent at a community meeting on Dec. 12 at Oehler’s Mallard Creek BBQ Barn, where city and state transportation and planning officials were on hand to answer residents’ questions about roadwork and other development in ...

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N.C. DOT still believes bypass needed to ease Monroe traffic (access required)

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MONROE – A new 20-mile toll road is still the best option for relieving traffic congestion along U.S. 74 in Union County, according to a revised report issued recently by federal and state highway officials. The N.C. Department of Transportation ...

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N.C. DOT to hold meetings on Monroe Bypass (access required)

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The state Department of Transportation will hold three meetings to receive comments on its revised analyses of the potential ecological impacts of building the Monroe Bypass, which it says is needed to alleviate traffic congestion in Monroe. The department was ...

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The end of the road maintenance in Union County (access required)

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MARVIN – Towns in Union County are scrambling to figure out how to fund the maintenance of future subdivision streets after the state recently alerted them that it will no longer be doing the work – something that municipalities in ...

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Monroe Bypass supporters make presentation at Indian Trail meeting; opposition not invited (access required)

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For a portion of the Indian Trail Town Council meeting Tuesday night, it seemed like a sanctioned parade for the proposed Monroe Bypass. Officials from state, county and local organizations raved about how the 19.7-mile toll road that would run from Stallings to Marshville would boost economic viability on U.S. Highway 74. They made a good case for the bypass, spouting facts about long commute times, heavy tractor-trailer use and how local businesses would benefit. But the opposition to the scrutinized bypass proposal wasn’t invited to speak at the council meeting, making the job easier.

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