CHARLOTTE – A third former employee of Monroe-based Boggs Paving Inc. has pleaded guilty to federal charges in a massive fraud, conspiracy and money laundering case and is cooperating with investigators. Plea agreements struck between the defendants and the U.S. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Lawyers for the federal government and for two Union County road construction contractors indicted on 29 federal fraud counts have jointly asked a judge to delay the trial until September 2014, citing scheduling conflicts and the complexity of ...Read More »
Monroe Bypass divides Union County communities: DOT suspends work but continues payments to contractors, including one facing unrelated felony charges
State and federal transportation officials are putting the final touches on a second draft environmental report on the proposed Monroe Bypass, as nearby towns debate the project’s merits. Meanwhile, a lead bypass construction contractor continues to collect payments even though all work on the project has been suspended – and even as the company and four of its employees face federal fraud charges not related to the bypass work.
Tagged with: Fairview Town Council Federal Highway Administration Greg MIller Greg Tucker Indian Trail Town Council John Styx Cuthbertson trucking Kevin HIcks Monroe Bypass Monroe City Council N.C. Department of Transportation Southern Environmental Law Center Stallings Union County Board of Commissioners WeddingtonRead More »