6/30/2016 11:18:36 AM Lystra Church Road Completion Delayed Due to Heavy Rain
Raleigh – The completion of repairs on Lystra Church Road in Chatham County has been delayed due to recent heavy rain which prevented final paving from taking place. The road re-opening is now planned for Friday, July 8. The stretch of...
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6/30/2016 11:14:42 AM This Week at N.C. Transportation: Most Lane Closures Suspended for Holiday Travel
State celebrates milestone in transportation investment RALEIGH — The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The below stories are also featured in our weekly newscast, N.C. Transportation...
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6/29/2016 11:54:11 AM Save Time and Money This Fourth of July
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is taking steps to help ensure safe travels for motorists this Fourth of July holiday weekend. By avoiding traffic delays, motorists can reach their destinations quickly and safely, while...
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6/29/2016 11:51:56 AM Groundbreaking Ceremony for U.S. 64 Asheboro Bypass on June 30
Date: June 29, 2016 Contact: Peggy Beach, Communications Officer, N.C. Department of Transportation, pebeach@ncdot.gov, 919-707-2662 When: 2 p.m. Thursday, June 30. Where: North Carolina Zoological Park, Solar Pointe Picnic...
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6/29/2016 9:24:25 AM Passenger Ferry Study Released At DOT Board Meeting
Raleigh - Summer congestion on the North Carolina Ferry Division’s Hatteras route could be significantly relieved by two passenger-only ferries, according to the results of a study done for the state. The Ferry Division unveiled those...
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6/28/2016 7:04:21 PM Transportation Officials Ask for Feedback on Future Transportation Projects; Public meeting scheduled for Thursday in Durham
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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6/28/2016 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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6/28/2016 10:33:20 AM 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 10:13:33 AM 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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6/27/2016 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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