11/25/2015 4:04:27 PM North Carolina’s Amtrak Announces Updated Daily Schedules
RALEIGH – Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, Piedmont trains 73, 74, 75 and 76 will operate on updated schedules to compensate for construction projects taking place on the Raleigh-Charlotte corridor in 2016.  Train 73 will depart Raleigh daily...
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11/25/2015 1:37:05 PM NCDOT Accepting Submissions for State’s Best Trails
RALEIGH – There are a lot of ways to spend time outdoors in North Carolina. The state boasts thousands of miles of trails – from scenic hiking trails and waterways to urban greenways. Now, the N.C. Department of Transportation is joining...
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11/25/2015 11:07:07 AM NCDOT Selects Gulf & Ohio Railways to Operate Global Trans Park Rail Line
RALEIGH – After a competitive solicitation for proposals to market and operate the state-owned Global Trans Park (GTP) railroad line in Lenoir County, the N.C. Department of Transportation has selected the Gulf & Ohio Railways, Inc. The...
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11/25/2015 9:56:24 AM NCDOT Offers Tips for Drone Safety
RALEIGH – This holiday season, one of the most popular gifts might actually fly off the shelves. Whether they’re called quadcopters, radio controlled planes, or any of the high tech brand names, drones are expected to be big sellers this...
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11/24/2015 7:11:23 PM I-40 West Lane in Haywood County Opens Up to Traffic
Raleigh – The right lane of westbound Interstate 40, closed by damage at the exit 15 bridge in Haywood County since last week, re-opened earlier this evening. N.C. Department of Transportation engineers closed the lane on November 17 when...
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11/24/2015 8:54:06 AM Lane Closures Suspended for U.S. 321 Project in Blowing Rock During Extended Thanksgiving Weekend
RALEIGH – If you are spending the Thanksgiving Weekend in the High Country and will be on U.S. 321 in the area of the widening project in Blowing Rock, the N.C. Department of Transportation will help your road trip a bit. No lane...
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11/24/2015 8:41:28 AM Fayetteville Public Meeting Scheduled for Proposed Improvements to Raeford Road
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold an informal public meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 1, regarding a proposed project to improve U.S. 401 (Raeford Road) between Hampton Oaks Drive and Fairway Drive in Fayetteville. This...
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11/20/2015 5:20:18 PM If You’re Not Wearing Your Seatbelt This Thanksgiving, Expect to Pay a Fine
RALEIGH – It is no secret that Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays with people visiting their families to enjoy food and fellowship. Increased traffic leads to a greater potential for more danger on the roads. The N.C....
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11/20/2015 4:38:17 PM This Week at N.C. Transportation: Thanksgiving Travel Tips
Travel tips for the Thanksgiving weekend; hop on board North Carolina’s Amtrak this weekend for an alternative to driving; and DMV employee receives 2015 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Heroism. Raleigh – The following are highlights...
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11/20/2015 4:01:00 PM Improving Fortify Travel Times a Collaborative Effort
RALEIGH – With the holiday season approaching, the North Carolina Department of Transportation is expressing its gratitude to the community for its help in minimizing the impact of construction on 8.5 miles of Interstate 40 in south...
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