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I-77 toll-lane battle heats up (access required)

Regional transportation officials are expected to vote Jan. 20 on whether to continue pursuing a toll-lane project on Interstate 77, which has generating substantial opposition. Preliminary work has begun along the 26-mile span, including the placement of barriers along the interior portion of the road, where the new lanes will be built. Photo by Mark Abramson

While the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization could waylay plans for the construction of toll roads on a 26-mile stretch of Interstate 77, such a move would have immense implications for other road projects in the region. That’s according to ...

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Nonprofit raises nearly $10M for center (access required)

The Renaissance West Community Initiative has raised nearly $10 million to build a child-development center in west Charlotte. Rendering courtesy Renaissance West Community Initiative

The nonprofit leading the revitalization of the former Boulevard Homes in west Charlotte has raised $9.7 million of the $15 million needed to open a child-development center and provide programs and services for residents. The nonprofit, Renaissance West Community Initiative, ...

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Waverly development signs new tenants (access required)

The Waverly mixed-use project will include retail, office space, single-family homes, and townhomes.

More retail tenants have signed leases for space in the Waverly development and another six businesses are expected to sign leases within the next few months, one of the developers said last week. The 90-acre mixed-use project in South Charlotte ...

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