4/22/2015 9:29:01 AM NCDOT and Iowa Pacific Holdings Agree in Principle to an Operation Agreement for Piedmont and Northern Railway Line in Gaston County
RALEIGH – After a competitive solicitation for proposals to operate the state-owned Piedmont & Northern railroad line between Gastonia and Mt. Holly, the N.C. Department of Transportation has selected Piedmont Railway, LLC, a wholly owned...
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4/8/2015 4:04:25 PM NCDOT Makes Improvements to Camden County Rail Crossings
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at two intersections in Camden County.  NCDOT installed railway-highway grade crossing signals, cantilevers and gates at the...
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4/2/2015 2:03:38 PM NCDOT Releases April Rail Report
RALEIGH- Check out the April Rail Report, featuring stories on: ·         Halifax County Amtrak Crash·         Safety Tips from the USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration·         2015 Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety...
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3/16/2015 1:35:20 PM NCDOT Celebrates Arrival of Raleigh’s First Train 175 Years Ago This Week
RALEIGH - Nearly two centuries ago, Raleigh was a very different place. The year was 1840. The state’s capital – now a bustling metropolis of shopping, restaurants and businesses – was a destination largely isolated from the rest of the...
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3/10/2015 2:11:54 PM Webb Road in Rowan County to Temporarily Close for Roadway Construction
WINSTON-SALEM — Weather permitting, N.C. Department of Transportation will install a temporary railroad crossing on Webb Road south of Salisbury starting Monday morning. Workers will temporarily close a portion of Webb Road near the US-29...
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3/9/2015 3:00:02 PM NCDOT to Close Old Concord Road as Part of Improvements to Harrisburg-Charlotte Rail Corridor
CHARLOTTE – As the work to improve the Harrisburg to Charlotte rail corridor progresses, the N.C. Department of Transportation will close a portion of Old Concord Road on March 15 for continued work on a grade separation and highway...
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3/6/2015 2:02:07 PM NCDOT to Close Railroad Crossing of Lower Lake Road in Davidson County
Raleigh — The N.C. Department of Transportation will permanently close the portion of Lower Lake Road that crosses the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) tracks just south of Thomasville.  Beginning Tuesday, March 10 at 8 a.m.,Lower Lake Road...
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3/4/2015 1:15:31 PM NCDOT Releases March Rail Report
RALEIGH- Check out the March Rail Report, featuring stories on: • NCDOT seeking comments on Comprehensive State Rail Plan • Eastern Infrastructure Improvements Study presentation to Legislature • Recent milestones from our Piedmont...
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3/2/2015 11:48:29 AM NCDOT Looking for Input on Passenger Rail Awareness
RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation is conducting a survey to gauge public awareness of passenger rail in the state. Participants are eligible to enter a drawing at the end of the survey to win four free round-trip train...
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2/27/2015 9:20:31 AM NCDOT 2015 Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement Program Funding Supports Projects Statewide
RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation has programmed approximately $3.7 million to fund 15 projects across the state through the Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement (FRRCSI) program for Fiscal Year 2015.  The...
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