“When we are working with clients and they are looking for space to lease or land to build on in our area, they comment to us about how terrible the traffic is,” Statesville-based general contractor Jerry Alford said. “It is something we have to overcome in order to get people to do deals.”Read More »
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The controversial Monroe connector-bypass project is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Monday, North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Gene Conti and North Carolina Turnpike Authority Executive Director David Joyner signed the $367.7 million design-build contract for the ...
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The Southern Environmental Law Center is challenging a ruling that paves the way for the more than $700 million Monroe Bypass project to move forward. On Monday, the SELC filed an appeal in federal court after U.S. District Court Judge James Dever III ...
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department is meeting with representatives from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and Gandy Development to plan for the future — and last — leg of the Interstate 485 loop around Charlotte. The groups will meet at ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Ferebee Corp. has been awarded two North Carolina Department of Transportation contracts totaling $13.8 million to improve about 50 miles of roads in Mecklenburg County. The work includes a $7.8 million contract for resurfacing and shoulder construction over 25.8 ...Read More »
The Charlotte Area Transit System is getting an $847,417 boost from the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The department’s board of transportation has OK’d the funding to improve public transportation in the Charlotte area. Funding is coming from three programs ...Read More »
Just last year, Alma Kohuth’s neighbors found themselves regularly dumping asphalt into potholes that scarred the roads running by their Mooresville homes. The developer of Lake Hills Estates had gone out of business and the new developer had passed the ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s new slice of money from the federal government to improve Piedmont passenger train service could be pushed back under legislation being considered by state lawmakers. The House Transportation Committee scheduled debate today on a measure that ...Read More »
Amtrak train service between Raleigh and Charlotte will be suspended for 10 weeks starting Monday. The disruption in the Piedmont and Carolinian service will allow upgrades to be made to the railway. The North Carolina Department of Transportation, in a news release, said the ...Read More »
As much as Kelly St. Claire, a resident of the Highland Creek neighborhood, is glad that the last leg of the Interstate 485 belt will be completed in the next three years, she still has concerns. With the traffic buildup ...Read More »