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WBTV Charlotte
NCDOT prepares for many eclipse travelersThe North Carolina Department of Transportation is planning for roughly 2 milli
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 16 hours ago
The North Carolina Department of Transportation is planning for roughly 2 million people to move through the state over the next several days in order to view the eclipse. “We do not have a previous event to compare this to as far as traffic... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Charlotte widening project completion date extended almost 2 yearsmore than three years ago along Mallard Creek Road in north Charlotte will not
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
more than three years ago along Mallard Creek Road in north Charlotte will not be finished for almost two more years, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. Work on the three-mile stretch between North Graham Street and WT Harris... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Traffic shifting this week on Lentz Road in Rowan Countyshifting this week on Lentz Road in Rowan County The North Carolina Department
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
shifting this week on Lentz Road in Rowan County The North Carolina Department of Transportation says traffic will be shifted in phases onto the new asphalt pavement, weather... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man pulled from fire at Statesville homeshifting this week on Lentz Road in Rowan CountyTraffic shifting this week on L
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
shifting this week on Lentz Road in Rowan CountyTraffic shifting this week on Lentz Road in Rowan County The North Carolina Department of Transportation says traffic will be shifted in phases onto the new asphalt pavement, weather... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Flash flooding washes away 20-foot section of Mallard Creek Roadfor Amazon and customers in Huntersville and Salisbury are not expected to rece
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
for Amazon and customers in Huntersville and Salisbury are not expected to receive their orders on time Tuesday. The North Carolina Department of Transportation has been alerted and has crews headed to the scene, but officials told Channel 9... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Davidson Countydriver was ejected and not wearing a seatbelt. Trooper Britt says Speed was mo
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 7 days ago
driver was ejected and not wearing a seatbelt. Trooper Britt says Speed was most likely a factor in the crash. The North Carolina Department of Transportation posted an alternate route for drivers to take. Motorist should take Exit 96... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
DOT, Highway Patrol rallying together to warn drivers during solar eclipsewitness a historic solar eclipse visible all across the Carolinas. Eyewitness
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
witness a historic solar eclipse visible all across the Carolinas. Eyewitness News anchor Erica Bryant learned how the North Carolina Department of Transportation and Highway Patrol are teaming up to handle the once-in-a-lifetime event. The... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
NCDOT's plan to keep drivers safe in I-77 construction zonethe trauma was so severe. it triggered strokes that affect her ability to move
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
the trauma was so severe. it triggered strokes that affect her ability to move the right side of her body. Channel 9 asked North Carolina Department of Transportation officials what they are doing to keep drivers safe. They said they have added... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Trash dumping violators may face court actionWe’re seeing an uptick in illegal dumping.” As far as roadside trash, Williams
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
We’re seeing an uptick in illegal dumping.” As far as roadside trash, Williams said that is under the jurisdiction of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Back in June, Williams and the Commissioners reminded county citizens that if... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
I-485 ramp in east Charlotte to temporarily closeyard attacked her. The North Carolina Department of Transportation says they
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
yard attacked her. The North Carolina Department of Transportation says they will close the exit ramp from the I-485 outer loop to Rocky River Road,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Concord officer suffers serious dog bite while attempting to serve warrantyard attacked her. I-485 ramp in east Charlotte to temporarily closeI-485 ramp
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
yard attacked her. I-485 ramp in east Charlotte to temporarily closeI-485 ramp in east Charlotte to temporarily close The North Carolina Department of Transportation says they will close the exit ramp from the I-485 outer loop to Rocky River Road,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Jacksonville intersection to close for a few daysJACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - If you travel through Jacksonville, The North Car
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - If you travel through Jacksonville, The North Carolina Department of Transportation will close Queens Creek Road near Wood Creek Drive Intersection both directions beginning Monday at 8:00am. The road will be closed... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Busy road in Monroe, bridge in Burke County to closewill be in place. Crews will start work on a double bridge replacement in Burk
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
will be in place. Crews will start work on a double bridge replacement in Burke County for the next two years. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is replacing a pair of 60-year-old bridges on Interstate 40 that cross over Berea... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
N.C. island vistors allowed back on islands at noon Fridayat noon on Friday. With emergency evacuation orders set to be lifted for both
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 days ago
at noon on Friday. With emergency evacuation orders set to be lifted for both Hatteras and Ocracoke islands at noon, the North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division will resume a regular schedule on the Hatteras-Ocracoke, Cedar... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Vistors allowed back on islands by noon- OCRACOKE – With emergency evacuation orders set to be lifted for both Hattera
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 14 days ago
- OCRACOKE – With emergency evacuation orders set to be lifted for both Hatteras and Ocracoke islands at noon, the North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division will be resuming a regular schedule on the Hatteras-Ocracoke,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Visitors will be allowed back on Hatteras Island starting Friday at noonfrom two islands in the Outer Banks. About 50,000 visitors to Hatteras and Ocr
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
from two islands in the Outer Banks. About 50,000 visitors to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands were forced to leave. North Carolina Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Hass says construction workers stuck the steel casing in the ground... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Delays expected in construction of Mint Hill roundaboutuntil August 18. The construction for the roundabout at the intersection of N.C
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
until August 18. The construction for the roundabout at the intersection of N.C. 51 and Idlewild Road began June 23. The North Carolina Department of Transportation says a utility owner was expected to relocate their utilities by June 27,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
2-old fatally shot in Lancaster identifiedRoad in north Charlotte. 'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kan
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
Road in north Charlotte. 'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails From the North Carolina Department of Transportation: First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Death investigation underway after woman found dead in Burke Co homeRoad in north Charlotte. 'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kan
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
Road in north Charlotte. 'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails From the North Carolina Department of Transportation: First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Silver Alert issued for missing endangered woman in Charlotte'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kannapolis' now riding the ra
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails From the North Carolina Department of Transportation: First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members of the community, today to... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC Walmart shopper wanted a refund. She went to jail instead.what led up to the shooting. 'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
what led up to the shooting. 'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails From the North Carolina Department of Transportation: First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Suspected gang members arrested in connection to deadly Salisbury shootingwhat led up to the shooting. 'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
what led up to the shooting. 'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails From the North Carolina Department of Transportation: First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
'City of Kannapolis' now riding the railsFrom the North Carolina Department of Transportation: First Lady Kristin Cooper
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
From the North Carolina Department of Transportation: First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members of the community, today to christen the #1984 “City of Kannapolis” commuter locomotive for use in North Carolina’s... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Busy Indian Trail road to temporarily close this week'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kannapolis' now riding the ra
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails'City of Kannapolis' now riding the rails From the North Carolina Department of Transportation: First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members of the community, today to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Cooper says contractor must be held accountable for OBX power outagethree emergency generators being operated by Tideland EMC is providing limited
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
three emergency generators being operated by Tideland EMC is providing limited power for residents and area businesses. The North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division reported it had completed the evacuation of visitors from Ocracoke... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
‘Mt. Hertford’ bid awardedon a major road project near here at the infamous NC 11 & 11 intersection. As
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
on a major road project near here at the infamous NC 11 & 11 intersection. As reported last month by the News-Herald, the North Carolina Department of Transportation announced a project (R-5311A) to fully reopen that intersection. The east side of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Work begins on 14th Street improvements in GreenvilleBoles/NewsChannel 12) GREENVILLE, Pitt County - Traffic restrictions on 14th S
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
Boles/NewsChannel 12) GREENVILLE, Pitt County - Traffic restrictions on 14th Street in Greenville kicked off Monday as the North Carolina Department of Transportation begins repaving work while also adding sidewalks and upgrading... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Cooper says contractor must be held accountable for OBX power outagethree emergency generators being operated by Tideland EMC is providing limited
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
three emergency generators being operated by Tideland EMC is providing limited power for residents and area businesses. The North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division reported it had completed the evacuation of visitors from Ocracoke... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Tropical Storm Emily heads toward Tampa Bayto replace bridges in Bladen, Columbus countiesNCDOT awards contracts to replac
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 days ago
to replace bridges in Bladen, Columbus countiesNCDOT awards contracts to replace bridges in Bladen, Columbus counties The North Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded contracts to replace a bridge in both Bladen and Columbus... Read more
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The Star
Prospect of widening I-85 scares many, but most say it's necessaryI-85 from six lanes to eight lanes between Belmont and U.S. 321 in Gastonia wil
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
I-85 from six lanes to eight lanes between Belmont and U.S. 321 in Gastonia will cost an estimated $258 million. The latest North Carolina Department of Transportation proposal is for construction to begin in 2021 and be completed in about four... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Wreck involving Salisbury police vehicle closes US 64 East in Davidson Countyaccording to Davidson County Communications. The wreck happened at 5:15 p.m. a
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 21 days ago
according to Davidson County Communications. The wreck happened at 5:15 p.m. at Jack Young Road, east of Lexington. The North Carolina Department of Transportation estimates the lanes will be closed until about 7 p.m. There is no word on what... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
No light in sight: North Carolina barrier islands could be without power for weekssummer destinations, and only travelers with documented proof of residency will
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
summer destinations, and only travelers with documented proof of residency will be allowed back onto the islands, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. Crews from PCL Construction — the company that caused the blackout — and... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Drivers concerned about emergency crews response time along I-77 after crashcannot get to them. It really will be as bad as it stands now,” said Lavonda Ha
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
cannot get to them. It really will be as bad as it stands now,” said Lavonda Hamilton, a driver that uses I-77 daily. The North Carolina Department of Transportation says crews are still able to get behind barrier walls and gain access to crash... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
NCDOT 'concerned' about dirt clouds from I-77 projectCHARLOTTE, N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Transportation says there is
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Transportation says there is concern about reports of dirt and dust clouds being blown around by truck and heavy equipment working on the I-77 toll lane project. One driver said Wednesday that at... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
I-77 northbound reopens at I-85 hours after multi-vehicle crash13, causing significant delays in the area. The Charlotte Observer reports the
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
13, causing significant delays in the area. The Charlotte Observer reports the interstate reopened just before 11 a.m. The North Carolina Department of Transportation initially expected the roadway to remain closed through 2 p.m. Medic says two... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Crash shuts down I-77 in north Charlotte7 a.m. Fire officials tweeted that one person was possibly trapped inside a veh
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
7 a.m. Fire officials tweeted that one person was possibly trapped inside a vehicle and that the road was shut down. North Carolina Department of Transportation officials said the road is expected to reopen around 2 p.m. Wednesday. Medic... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
How to get your road fixedhas a different way of handling complaints. However, many of the roads through
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
has a different way of handling complaints. However, many of the roads throughout Onslow County are maintained by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, or NCDOT. Before you can report an issue, who maintains the roadway has to be... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Road closures beginTwo road closures will begin Wednesday, according to the North Carolina Departm
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Two road closures will begin Wednesday, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Drivers on White Oak River Road near Maysville should expect intermittent lane closures from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day until Aug. 7, according... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
8-old NC boy critical after being hit by trainVidant Medical Center in Greenville. The train remained on the tracks while in
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 24 days ago
Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. The train remained on the tracks while investigators from the train company and the North Carolina Department of Transportation were on the scene. George Street remained blocked at the railroad crossing as a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Meeting on proposed Duplin Co. 'superstreet' set for TuesdayFAISON, Duplin County - The North Carolina Department of Transportation is host
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 24 days ago
FAISON, Duplin County - The North Carolina Department of Transportation is hosting an informational meeting Tuesday night on proposed changed to the NC 50 and US 117 connector intersection in Faison. The meeting is slated for 5 to 7 p.m. at Faison... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Person hit by a train in New Bern, loses limba boy that looked to be about 10 years old. The train remains on the tracks. I
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 25 days ago
a boy that looked to be about 10 years old. The train remains on the tracks. Investigators from the train company and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are on scene. George Street remains blocked at the railroad crossing as a result... Read more
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The News & Observer
For sale: Helicopter used by NC governors from Hunt to McCrory. No trades.1998 Sikorsky S-76 cost $265,000 to operate and maintain in 2013, even though i
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
1998 Sikorsky S-76 cost $265,000 to operate and maintain in 2013, even though it logged only 14.3 hours in flight. North Carolina Department of Transportation This 1998 Sikorsky S-76 cost $265,000 to operate and maintain in 2013, even... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Charlotte City Council to vote Monday on 'brunch bill'will also choose a new representative for District Two. Al Austin left the cou
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 25 days ago
will also choose a new representative for District Two. Al Austin left the council last month to take a job with the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The rest of the council members will vote Monday on another Democrat to take... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
NCDOT official addresses roadway flooding issuesheavy rainfall in areas of Hertford County prompted the county’s Board of Commi
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
heavy rainfall in areas of Hertford County prompted the county’s Board of Commissioners to have a representative of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) at their meeting here Monday evening. Win Bridgers, Division One... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Company reviewing I-77 toll lane project to release report next monthMECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. - The independent company reviewing the I-77 toll lane
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 30 days ago
MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. - The independent company reviewing the I-77 toll lane project said the head of the North Carolina Department of Transportation can cancel the project at any time if he thinks it's in the public's interest. The Mercator... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Bridge near uptown to close overnight starting Mondaywill occur at night to minimize that traffic impact,” said Dave McDonald, the G
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 30 days ago
will occur at night to minimize that traffic impact,” said Dave McDonald, the Gold Line project manager. McDonald said the North Carolina Department of Transportation will allow crews to work at night and close Independence Boulevard between 10... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
I-77 NB in Cornelius reopens following tractor-trailer crashshould take Exit 28 (Catawba Avenue) to northbound N.C. 115. Continue to Griffi
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 30 days ago
should take Exit 28 (Catawba Avenue) to northbound N.C. 115. Continue to Griffith Street and head west to get back on I-77 North," the North Carolina Department of Transportation previously advised. Copyright 2017 WBTV. All rig... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Taxpayers could foot bill for Catawba Crossings projectCounty is pushing for the creation of a state road that would link them to the
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted a month ago
County is pushing for the creation of a state road that would link them to the new River District and Charlotte. While North Carolina Department of Transportation officials could ask the developer to pay for side streets, Channel 9 learned... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Hackers target DOT road signs in Charlotte with vulgar messagessign in Indian Trail to read "Impeach Obama." By 5 a.m., the road signs had be
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
sign in Indian Trail to read "Impeach Obama." By 5 a.m., the road signs had been fixed. Channel 9 has reached out to the North Carolina Department of Transportation to find out how the signs were hacked and if their crews had to deal with any... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Finding your way in Kannapolis gets easierincorporate countywide signage. There will also be gateway structures at the I
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
incorporate countywide signage. There will also be gateway structures at the I-85 exits welcoming people to the City of Kannapolis as part of a joint project with North Carolina Department of Transportation. Copyright 2017 WBTV. All rights reserv... Read more
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