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WBTV Charlotte
NCDOT construction sites could create massive mosquito breeding groundit attracts mosquitoes. John Miller reached out to WBTV after he started to no
NCDOT construction sites could create massive mosquito breeding ground
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
it attracts mosquitoes. John Miller reached out to WBTV after he started to notice standing water collecting at multiple North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) construction sites near his home in Hemby Bridge. “I was looking around... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Town Council talks sound barriershomeowners in Leland said the highway noise just keeps getting worse so the Tow
Town Council talks sound barriers
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
homeowners in Leland said the highway noise just keeps getting worse so the Town Council might ask for a solution from the North Carolina department of Transportation. The council is talking about the possibility of sound barriers for some... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
One lane on North Tryon closed for drain repairThe North Carolina Department of Transportation have temporarily closed one nor
One lane on North Tryon closed for drain repair
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
The North Carolina Department of Transportation have temporarily closed one northbound lane around the 2100 block of North Tryon Street near West 24th Street in Charlotte to repair a damaged drainage structure. A catch basin on the outside lane at... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Teen dies after stalking girlfriend, throwing himself into traffic on interstate, police sayCarolina Highway Patrol troopers said the wreck caused traffic to back up along
Teen dies after stalking girlfriend, throwing himself into traffic on interstate, police say
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 8 days ago
Carolina Highway Patrol troopers said the wreck caused traffic to back up along I-26 West to South Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Transportation reported around midnight that all lanes were open and congestion was... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
NC law leading to dangerous accidents?matter where he's heading or he's going to keep going until he kills somebody,"
NC law leading to dangerous accidents?
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
matter where he's heading or he's going to keep going until he kills somebody," said a Monroe truck driver. According to North Carolina Department of Transportation, so far this year tractor-trailers have been involved in more than 2,000 crashes... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Neighbors fed up over speeding on dangerous Davidson roadaccidents. The road, however, is owned by the state and not the town. That's w
Neighbors fed up over speeding on dangerous Davidson road
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
accidents. The road, however, is owned by the state and not the town. That's why the board voted Tuesday night to ask the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to lower the speed limit. Jennifer Stuart told WBTV she almost lost her... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Gaston Co. Garden Parkway haltedGASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- The North Carolina Department of Transportation has pump
Gaston Co. Garden Parkway halted
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- The North Carolina Department of Transportation has pumped the brakes on the proposed multi-million dollar Gaston County Garden Parkway. Proponents said the project would connect Gaston County to Charlotte as a way to relieve... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Davidson leaders to discuss lower speed limit on highly traveled roadTuesday night will discuss asking for a lower speed limit on a road known for s
Davidson leaders to discuss lower speed limit on highly traveled road
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
Tuesday night will discuss asking for a lower speed limit on a road known for serious crashes. Commissioners could ask the North Carolina Department of Transportation to lower the limit on Davidson-Concord Road from 55 to 45 mph in one section and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Flash Spudding': Potato Truck Overturns On North Carolina Highwayright — I-77 South was littered with spuds after a tractor-trailer overturned a
'Flash Spudding': Potato Truck Overturns On North Carolina Highway
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
right — I-77 South was littered with spuds after a tractor-trailer overturned at around 2 a.m. ET Friday, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The truck's driver said he fell asleep "and hit a barrier and overturned,"... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Flash Spudding': Potato Truck Overturns On North Carolina Highwayright — I-77 South was littered with spuds after a tractor-trailer overturned a
'Flash Spudding': Potato Truck Overturns On North Carolina Highway
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 days ago
right — I-77 South was littered with spuds after a tractor-trailer overturned at around 2 a.m. ET Friday, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The truck's driver said he fell asleep "and hit a barrier and overturned,"... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Route vegetables: Highway blocked after truck spills spudswith injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the high
Route vegetables: Highway blocked after truck spills spuds
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 18 days ago
with injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the highway, soaking some of the potatoes. The North Carolina Department of Transportation brought in front-end loaders to scoop up the load that rolled down the road. One... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down roadwith injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the high
Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down road
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 18 days ago
with injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the highway, soaking some of the potatoes. The North Carolina Department of Transportation brought in front-end loaders to scoop up the load that rolled down the road. One... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down roadwith injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the high
Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down road
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 days ago
with injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the highway, soaking some of the potatoes. The North Carolina Department of Transportation brought in front-end loaders to scoop up the load that rolled down the road. One... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down roadwith injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the high
Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down road
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
with injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the highway, soaking some of the potatoes. The North Carolina Department of Transportation brought in front-end loaders to scoop up the load that rolled down the road. One... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down roadwith injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the high
Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down road
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
with injuries that did not appear to be serious. Fuel also spilled on the highway, soaking some of the potatoes. The North Carolina Department of Transportation brought in front-end loaders to scoop up the load that rolled down the road. One... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Trees block NC 109 in Davidson CountyN.C. — Highway 109 in Davidson County is closed in both directions due to falle
Trees block NC 109 in Davidson County
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 20 days ago
N.C. — Highway 109 in Davidson County is closed in both directions due to fallen trees from Tuesday night’s storm. The North Carolina Department of Transportation currently has barricades up near John Carroll Road. Crews are working to remove... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Kinston City Council approves turn signal at Herritage, Vernonleft-turn arrow for northbound traffic at Herritage Street and Vernon Avenue.“T
Kinston City Council approves turn signal at Herritage, Vernon
Kinston Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
left-turn arrow for northbound traffic at Herritage Street and Vernon Avenue.“The city, for several years, has approached (North Carolina Department of Transportation) with our concerns about the northbound traffic on Herritage Street. With all the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Officials silent on I-77 toll updatesattention of Cintra. Channel 9 learned the company has hired three lobbyists fo
Officials silent on I-77 toll updates
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
attention of Cintra. Channel 9 learned the company has hired three lobbyists for the 2016 session. After the bankruptcy, North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson traveled to Texas to reevaluate the I-77 project's... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
North Carolina Governor McCrory declares May Motorcycle Safety awareness monthRakeigh, NC. – McCrory wants to encourage drivers to share the road with motorc
North Carolina Governor McCrory declares May Motorcycle Safety awareness month
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 20 days ago
Rakeigh, NC. – McCrory wants to encourage drivers to share the road with motorcyclist. The North Carolina Department of Transportation will promote awareness for motorcyclist during the month of May to help prevent motorcycle crashes, deaths, and... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Protesters refuel heated I-77 debateis over the answer. "I feel let down by my politicians that I elected," said L
Protesters refuel heated I-77 debate
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
is over the answer. "I feel let down by my politicians that I elected," said Laureen Bellows, a Mooresville resident. North Carolina Department of Transportation says the I-77 project the round-trip commute would cost drivers $21 per day. The... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Citizens to rally against I-77 toll lanes in Cornelius Fridayalso plans to make an announcement about its lawsuit. In January, a court denie
Citizens to rally against I-77 toll lanes in Cornelius Friday
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 25 days ago
also plans to make an announcement about its lawsuit. In January, a court denied their request to stop the project. The North Carolina Department of Transportation and the company Cintra plan to build the controversial toll lanes from Charlotte... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Family to lose access to property after bypass plans changeA family said they will lose access to their property after the North Carolina
Family to lose access to property after bypass plans change
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
A family said they will lose access to their property after the North Carolina Department of Transportation said plans have changed for a future bypass. The Taylor family made an agreement with the NCDOT in 2000. NCDOT bought land from the family... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC lawmakers convene short session with much to talk aboutlane project. Last week, Rep. Charles Jeter (R-Mecklenburg) unveiled an advanc
NC lawmakers convene short session with much to talk about
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
lane project. Last week, Rep. Charles Jeter (R-Mecklenburg) unveiled an advanced copy of a bill that would require the North Carolina Department of Transportation to cancel its contract with Cintra. On Monday, Rep. Tricia Cotham... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Lanes reopen on I-26 eastbound, shoulder remains closedin Asheville. The lanes were closed near exit 33 (NC-191) around 6:41 a.m. due
Lanes reopen on I-26 eastbound, shoulder remains closed
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 29 days ago
in Asheville. The lanes were closed near exit 33 (NC-191) around 6:41 a.m. due to a vehicle accident, according to North Carolina Department of Transportation. The lanes reopened around 7:45 a.m. The shoulder in this area remains... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Imprint of WPA remains on area landmarksspending for the controversial program. Among the projects in Polk County, acc
Imprint of WPA remains on area landmarks
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 30 days ago
spending for the controversial program. Among the projects in Polk County, according to a report prepared in 2014 for the North Carolina Department of Transportation by Fearnbach History Services, were school gymnasiums in Tryon, Saluda, Columbus... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Fatal crash reported in MocksvilleNorth Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating. Law enforcement on the sc
Fatal crash reported in Mocksville
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 30 days ago
North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating. Law enforcement on the scene is helping direct traffic, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The investigation is ongoing and no other details were immediately availa... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
NCHP: Seatbelts a growing problemtrend: A staggering 34-percent of all car crash patients at Levine over the pas
NCHP: Seatbelts a growing problem
WCNC Charlotte / Posted a month ago
trend: A staggering 34-percent of all car crash patients at Levine over the past few weeks were not wearing seatbelts. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is seeing a similar surge. "It takes about two seconds," said Burgen. "That two... Read more
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The News & Observer
Model bridges win competitionAcademy and Franklin Academy students took home top honors at the annual Model
Model bridges win competition
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
Academy and Franklin Academy students took home top honors at the annual Model Bridge Building Competition sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Carolinas Associated General Counsel Contractors. The competition allowed... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Drone collides with British Airways jetconcerned with airspace issues," according to the government and commercial dro
Drone collides with British Airways jet
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 1 months ago
concerned with airspace issues," according to the government and commercial drone operating testing guide released by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. "Now, new technology is rapidly becoming more accessible to commercial and... Read more

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