6/28/2016 4:53:53 PM State Studying 'Zipper Merge' to Help Reduce Congestion at Emerald Isle Bridge
GREENVILLE – Researchers at North Carolina State University say a new traffic treatment called a “zipper merge” has the potential to reduce backups by as much as 50 percent. The state transportation department is working with N.C. State to...
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6/28/2016 3:47:46 PM Road Closed to Build Roundabout in Robeson County
Raleigh -- A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation will begin construction on a roundabout at the intersection of Water Street and Elizabethtown Road in Lumberton on Tuesday, July 5. The existing intersection is an...
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6/28/2016 10:57:34 AM UPDATE: Indian Trail Road to Close for Bridge Replacement Project
Editor's Note: Indian Trail Road was scheduled to close Monday, June 27, to replace the bridge over South Fork Crooked Creek. That closure has been postponed until Tuesday, July 5, at 9 a.m. NCDOT is waiting for the temporary traffic...
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6/27/2016 4:47:52 PM New Provisions in State’s Motor Vehicle Laws Effective July 1
RALEIGH – Beginning Friday, July 1, five new motor vehicle provisions will become North Carolina law. The new provisions, passed by the N.C. General Assembly, affect either vehicles or drivers in the state. They include: House Bill...
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6/27/2016 4:06:50 PM Transportation Officials Ask for Feedback on Future Transportation Projects
RALEIGH – State transportation officials want to hear from the public on what regional and local  transportation projects should be top priorities in the next version of the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) – the 10-year...
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6/27/2016 11:48:34 AM NCDOT Converting Union County Intersection to Four-Way Stop
Changes will help improve safety in advance of roundabout construction next year CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will convert the intersection of Waxhaw Indian Trail Road and Beulah Church Road to a four-way...
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6/24/2016 4:28:31 PM Smithfield Bridge Dedicated to Honor Deputy C. Paul West, Sr.
Smithfield – The N.C. Department of Transportation, together with the Johnston County Sheriff's Office, dedicated the bridge on Business 70 East in Smithfield to honor Deputy Clendon Paul West, Sr. today.  A special ceremony was held...
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6/24/2016 2:20:07 PM This Week at N.C. Transportation “Booze It and Lose It: Operation Firecracker” Begins
Watch for Me NC campaign focuses on bicycle and pedestrian safety; and tips to avoid delays at Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route RALEIGH — The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The below...
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6/24/2016 2:19:23 PM Closures on Wrightsville Beach Bridge in New Hanover County Postponed to July 12
Wilmington- Due to anticipated holiday traffic, The Department of Transportation has postponed the intermittent closures on the Wrightsville Beach Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway until Tuesday, July 12. The closures, originally...
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6/24/2016 2:18:23 PM Part of Murchison Road in Spring Lake Closed for Rehabilitation Next Week
Raleigh – Beginning Tuesday, June 28, Murchison Road in Spring Lake will be closed between Randolph Street and Bragg Boulevard. The closure will allow an N.C. Department of Transportation contractor to reconstruct the road to meet...
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