Gov. Pat McCrory faced sharp criticism from state Attorney General Roy Cooper on taxes, education and McCrory’s support of HB2, during a wide-ranging debate hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association in Charlotte last week. Cooper, a Democrat who hopes ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte transportation panel has endorsed the plan to add toll lanes to Interstate 77. Multiple media outlets reported that the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization voted 54-10 for a plan including the toll lanes, despite ...Read More »
Local and state transportation officials advanced the cause for adding 26 miles of toll roads along Interstate 77 at a Friday luncheon sponsored by the Charlotte Chamber. Some 50 attendees came to the event, dubbed “Toll Lanes on Charlotte Highways: ...Read More »
Editor’s note: The original story erroneously reported that $168 million was set aside for widening Interstate 77 north of Charlotte. A corrected version appears below. STATESVILLE — The upgrade of the interchange between Interstate 40 and Interstate 77 in Iredell ...Read More »
For the second time in a little over two months, tempers left over from November’s elections boiled over during an otherwise cordial Huntersville Board of Commissioners meeting. At a Feb. 3 meeting, freshman Commissioner Rob Kidwell called for the approval ...
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It will take longer to build the new, $3.5 million diverging diamond interchange carrying Catawba Avenue over Interstate 77 at exit 28 -- two years -- but construction will also be less likely to disrupt traffic because most of the work will be limited to night.Read More »
The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold two public meetings and hearings to discuss its proposal to construct high occupancy lanes that could also be used by drivers who choose to pay tolls along 25 miles of Interstate 77 from the Brookshire Freeway at Exit 11 to Exit 36 in Iredell County.Read More »