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Knoxville News Sentinel
Drivers on I-40 at North Carolina line face delaysoption. The hourlong detour "would save time when there are significant backups
Drivers on I-40 at North Carolina line face delays
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
option. The hourlong detour "would save time when there are significant backups at the construction site," according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Workers will be milling the asphalt, paving and applying road markings,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Vigil held for pastor killed in train collisionit's not subject to common safety practices at public railroad crossings like c
Vigil held for pastor killed in train collision
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
it's not subject to common safety practices at public railroad crossings like cross arms and flashing red lights. North Carolina Department of Transportation Rail Director Paul Worley told NBC Charlotte he'll begin talking with Waste... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Friends remember Gastonia pastor killed in crashfelt an explosion. In the immediate aftermath of the crash, many wondered why t
Friends remember Gastonia pastor killed in crash
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
felt an explosion. In the immediate aftermath of the crash, many wondered why there was no railroad arm to stop traffic. A North Carolina Department of Transportation spokesperson said the state is not required to put an arm at private railroad... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Crews clean up chemical leak at Catawba Co. plantto widen Highway 321 from Hickory to LenoirPublic hearings begin for plans to w
Crews clean up chemical leak at Catawba Co. plant
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
to widen Highway 321 from Hickory to LenoirPublic hearings begin for plans to widen Highway 321 from Hickory to Lenoir The North Carolina Department of Transportation has unveiled preliminary designs to widen the four lane highway to six... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Governor signs bill rescinding Map Act corridor mapswhich ruled that landowners must be compensated for having their property froze
Governor signs bill rescinding Map Act corridor maps
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
which ruled that landowners must be compensated for having their property frozen by corridor maps. Under the Map Act, the North Carolina Department of Transportation had the ability to draw a corridor map for a planned future highway. The maps... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Residents frustrated over delayed road construction on extensionintersections was supposed to be completed in October. Work stalled when crews
Residents frustrated over delayed road construction on extension
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
intersections was supposed to be completed in October. Work stalled when crews ran into problems moving utility lines, North Carolina Department of Transportation officials said. Residents were told Tuesday it may be another three to four... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Public hearings begin for plans to widen Highway 321 from Hickory to LenoirSome help may be on the way for beleaguered drivers in the Highway 321 corridor
Public hearings begin for plans to widen Highway 321 from Hickory to Lenoir
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
Some help may be on the way for beleaguered drivers in the Highway 321 corridor from Hickory to Lenoir. The North Carolina Department of Transportation has unveiled preliminary designs to widen the four lane highway to six lanes. The design could... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Intersection needs a stoplightI have seen several wrecks at the intersection at Grimes Boulevard and South Ma
Intersection needs a stoplight
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
I have seen several wrecks at the intersection at Grimes Boulevard and South Main Street at Sheetz, and have emailed the North Carolina Department of Transportation regarding this. The first email I sent they stated at this time they do not see a... Read more
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The Star
Cleveland County troopers charge 10 with DWIsCounty has already had 44 alcohol-related crashes. These crashes have resulted
Cleveland County troopers charge 10 with DWIs
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
County has already had 44 alcohol-related crashes. These crashes have resulted in two fatalities, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Along with the "Booze it and Lose it" campaign, Highway Patrol participated in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
North Carolina keeps public from seeing police camera videosStrand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles
North Carolina keeps public from seeing police camera videos
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
Strand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles before the North Carolina border. So the North Carolina Department of Transportation told the StarNews of Wilmington it wants to complete an environmental review of... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Charlotte bridge project disrupts businesseswill span both lanes for freight and passenger trains, and also the CATS Blue L
North Charlotte bridge project disrupts businesses
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
will span both lanes for freight and passenger trains, and also the CATS Blue Line light rail. LINK: NCDOT bridge project North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary, Nick Tennyson, headlined an event celebrating the progress on Monday,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
NC to study extending SC's Carolina Bays ParkwayStrand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles
NC to study extending SC's Carolina Bays Parkway
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
Strand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles before the North Carolina border. So the North Carolina Department of Transportation told the StarNews of Wilmington (http://bit.ly/29yp3Jx ) it wants to complete an... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
NC to study extending SC's Carolina Bays ParkwayStrand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles
NC to study extending SC's Carolina Bays Parkway
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
Strand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles before the North Carolina border. So the North Carolina Department of Transportation told the StarNews of Wilmington (http://bit.ly/29yp3Jx ) it wants to complete an... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC to study extending SC's Carolina Bays ParkwayStrand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles
NC to study extending SC's Carolina Bays Parkway
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
Strand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles before the North Carolina border. So the North Carolina Department of Transportation told the StarNews of Wilmington (http://bit.ly/29yp3Jx ) it wants to complete an... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NC to study extending SC's Carolina Bays ParkwayStrand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles
NC to study extending SC's Carolina Bays Parkway
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
Strand allowing traffic to bypass the beach congestion. But it ends a few miles before the North Carolina border. So the North Carolina Department of Transportation told the StarNews of Wilmington (http://bit.ly/29yp3Jx ) it wants to complete an... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Construction for roundabout underway in Pitt Countyin last couple years and the problem became more evident after a fatality in 20
Construction for roundabout underway in Pitt County
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
in last couple years and the problem became more evident after a fatality in 2013, according to Jeff Cabaniss with the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The intersection gets traffic coming to and from Hope Middle School on Mills... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
9 Investigates traffic apps pushing drivers into neighborhood streetsMore than one million people live in Mecklenburg County. And, according to the
9 Investigates traffic apps pushing drivers into neighborhood streets
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
More than one million people live in Mecklenburg County. And, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, residents in the Charlotte area drive an average of 37 million miles per day. That’s an 1 percent increase from 2010. This... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Akron Drive bridge in Winston-Salem to be closed overnight after crashare encouraged to use an alternative route. The bridge support was struck duri
Akron Drive bridge in Winston-Salem to be closed overnight after crash
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
are encouraged to use an alternative route. The bridge support was struck during the crash and representatives from North Carolina Department of Transportation and the City of Winston-Salem Department of Transportation have evaluated the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Report still not released from NCDOT's trip to evaluate Texas toll road projectThe head of the North Carolina Department of Transportation is speaking to Chan
Report still not released from NCDOT's trip to evaluate Texas toll road project
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
The head of the North Carolina Department of Transportation is speaking to Channel 9 about a trip he took to Texas in March. For years, people against toll lanes have said the Interstate 77 toll project won't fix the congestion problem and is at... Read more
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The News & Observer
Morrisville Parkway opening delayed 3 weeksto reopen Aug. 8. But the town said the section behind Park West Village will r
Morrisville Parkway opening delayed 3 weeks
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
to reopen Aug. 8. But the town said the section behind Park West Village will remain closed until Aug. 31 while the North Carolina Department of Transportation deals with a water line conflict. Town officials discussed the possibility of a... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
New Mecklenburg County beach continues to draw crowds despite parking issuesshuttle in and just deal with it." Mecklenburg County has made $41,680 from th
New Mecklenburg County beach continues to draw crowds despite parking issues
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
shuttle in and just deal with it." Mecklenburg County has made $41,680 from the beach, and the work is far from finished. North Carolina Department of Transportation still needs to install a traffic light at the corner of Nantz Road and West... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
NC warns about heavy traffic delays near Virginia state lineRICHMOND, Va. — Headed out of town this July 4 weekend? The North Carolina Depa
NC warns about heavy traffic delays near Virginia state line
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 25 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. — Headed out of town this July 4 weekend? The North Carolina Department of Transportation is giving drivers a heads up that traffic might get bad on Interstate 85 near the Virginia state line. That’s because four lanes of traffic there... Read more
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The Star
'Booze It & Lose It' checkpoints around county holiday weekendCleveland County has already had 44 alcohol related crashes. These crashes have
'Booze It & Lose It' checkpoints around county holiday weekend
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
Cleveland County has already had 44 alcohol related crashes. These crashes have resulted in two fatalities, according to North Carolina Department of Transportation. With many celebrations across the state, drivers should make sure they are... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
"Zipper merge" reducing traffic in Emerald Isle heading into the 4th of Julysay a new traffic treatment called a “zipper merge” has the potential to reduce
"Zipper merge" reducing traffic in Emerald Isle heading into the 4th of July
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 25 days ago
say a new traffic treatment called a “zipper merge” has the potential to reduce backups by as much as 50 percent. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is working with N.C. State to determine if this new style of merge can be... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
NCDOT gets feedback on Hwy. 17 improvements in Pender Co.PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Drivers in Pender County are getting a chance to giv
NCDOT gets feedback on Hwy. 17 improvements in Pender Co.
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 25 days ago
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Drivers in Pender County are getting a chance to give the North Carolina Department of Transportation feedback on proposed improvements for a highway notorious for accidents. The NCDOT held an open house Thursday night to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
AAA predicts record number of travelers this Independence Day weekend$2.30. The holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, June 30 to Monday, Ju
AAA predicts record number of travelers this Independence Day weekend
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 26 days ago
$2.30. The holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, June 30 to Monday, July 4. During this time period, the North Carolina Department of Transportation is aiming to get drunk drivers off the road with the “Booze It and Lose It:... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New NC law to require insurance for mopeds and motorized scooterslot more of those being sold more on the road and a larger exposure," Butler sa
New NC law to require insurance for mopeds and motorized scooters
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 26 days ago
lot more of those being sold more on the road and a larger exposure," Butler said. According to a 2014 crash report by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were more than 850 accidents that involved mopeds and motorized scooters... Read more
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The News & Observer
State budget deal adds money to shore up ferry systemdeal keeps tolls unchanged Provides money for upkeep Offers one-time cash for
State budget deal adds money to shore up ferry system
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
deal keeps tolls unchanged Provides money for upkeep Offers one-time cash for new vessels The Neuse Ferry, part of the North Carolina Department of Transportation fleet, arrives in Hatteras, N.C. with a load of passengers from Ocracoke on... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
NC governor calls for tweaks to design of I-77 toll lane projectparts of the controversial project “to make that road even better.” Asked to c
NC governor calls for tweaks to design of I-77 toll lane project
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
parts of the controversial project “to make that road even better.” Asked to clarify that comment, McCrory said the North Carolina Department of Transportation continues to analyze stacks of feedback from North Mecklenburg towns that have... Read more

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