North Carolina Department of Transportation

Nov 2, 2015

Concrete bridge will replace steel on Outer Banks

KITTY HAWK – The North Carolina Department of Transportation is preparing to build a temporary concrete bridge for N.C. 12 on Pea Island, to replace a temporary steel bridge erected four […]

May 25, 2015

State gives go-ahead for Monroe Bypass construction

Environmental groups that are suing state and federal transportation agencies over the proposed construction of the Monroe Bypass have asked a federal judge to halt any new work on the […]

Mar 24, 2015

Map Act under attack: Lawmakers want to repeal controversial law

A group of Republican state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would repeal the Map Act, a unique and controversial law that saves the state money on road projects but which […]

Jan 20, 2015

Lawsuit filed over proposed toll lanes on I-77

Opponents of plans to install toll lanes on Interstate 77 filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning in Mecklenburg County Superior Court that aims to stop the project. Widen I-77 has hired […]

Jan 19, 2015

Fourth I-485 lane in south Charlotte to go unused for 5 years

CHARLOTTE — There is enough room for another lane on a busy section of Interstate 485 in south Charlotte, but the North Carolina Department of Transportation has no plans to put traffic on […]

Jan 9, 2015

I-485 section named after Allen Tate Jr.

The final segment of the Interstate 485 Outer Loop, which will be completed this spring, will be named after Allen Tate Jr., founder and CEO of Charlotte-based real estate company […]

Jul 10, 2014

Public unconvinced on toll road project

CORNELIUS – It was a skeptical crowd of residents and elected officials that gathered Monday night at Cornelius Town Hall to hear a presentation on the proposed Interstate 77 toll […]

Jun 30, 2014

N.C. DOT to hold meeting to discuss study

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will be holding a meeting in Charlotte on July 2 to discuss the findings of a recent study on programs to help business owned […]

Jan 23, 2014

Matthews hosts public meeting

MATTHEWS – The N.C. Department of Transportation and the town of Matthews will host a public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 29 to present information on proposed intersection improvements to a […]

Sep 24, 2013

Former Fort Bragg general to lead NC DMV

Another former U.S. Army general has joined the North Carolina Department of Transportation, this time as the next Division of Motor Vehicles commissioner.

Sep 12, 2013

NCDOT to hold hearing on wheel chair ramp changes

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing in Garner on Tuesday, Oct. 1, to discuss a proposed rule change concerning wheel chair ramps.

Aug 20, 2012

Clogged interchange blamed for driving down real estate deals

“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.”

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