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


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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Coming Monday to Cornelius: Car Wars Episode III: The Elantra strikes back (access required)

The plans for the proposed expansion of Lake Norman Hyundai calls for three new buildings to be constructed just to the left (or south) of the existing dealership on Interstate 77 at Catawba Avenue in Cornelius. The current building would become a used-car dealership. File photo by Tony Brown

CORNELIUS – If at second you don’t succeed, try, try again, again. That’s the latest tactic being taken by car czar Rick Zoerb in his yearlong battle to make a major expansion of his Hyundai dealership, prominently positioned at the ...

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Contractors’ fraud trial likely to be next fall; new charges added (access required)


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 ...

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