Author Archives: Sharon McCloskey

No way on the highway (access required)


The notion of a bypass around U.S. 74 from Charlotte into Union County had been kicking around for years before the newly formed Turnpike Authority in 2007 proposed the construction of a 20-mile toll road that would run parallel to U.S. 74, skirt Monroe and connect to the Interstate 485 beltway southeast of Charlotte.

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