5/23/2017 9:14:14 AM Roadeo Determines Best in West
CLYDE — We now know who’s best in the far west. More than 100 N.C. Department of Transportation employees from the ten westernmost counties tested their skills on May 10 and 11 operating the heavy machinery they use daily to improve...
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5/23/2017 8:43:05 AM Skills, Safety Showcased at Roadeo
MORGANTON — These folks make parallel parking in downtown Asheville on a Friday night look easy by comparison. Getting a golf ball out of the sand — that’s simple. Hitting a tennis ball with just the right touch — not a problem,...
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5/22/2017 4:21:36 PM North Carolina Surpasses REAL ID Milestone
RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles has issued more than 10,000 REAL ID driver licenses and identification cards since debuting the new card on May 1. “We are thrilled that North Carolinians have embraced the new option so...
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5/22/2017 1:50:57 PM Alston Ave Project will Close Durham Freeway and Bridge at N.C. 55 for Three Nights
Durham – Alston Avenue (N.C. 55) widening project work will require the closure of the Durham Freeway at Alston Avenue, as well as the bridge over the Freeway (exit 11) for three nights this week. The closures are needed so crews can...
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5/22/2017 1:47:47 PM Lane Closures to Remove Lane Markers from I-77 Work Zone Continue this Week
CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will continue to remove snowplowable lane markers from the work zone along Interstate 77 in Charlotte tonight, weather permitting. For the safety of motorists and crews, the work will...
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5/22/2017 1:30:02 PM CORRECTION: Gaston County Intersection Being Converted to an All-Way Stop Later This Month
CHARLOTTE — The intersection of U.S. 321 Business and Ike Lynch Road south of High Shoals will be converted to an all-way stop later this month. The intersection currently requires traffic on Ike Lynch Road to stop, but traffic on U.S. 321...
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5/22/2017 12:41:33 PM Shoulder Work Requires Lane Closure on Interstate 40 in Forsyth County
WINSTON-SALEM – N.C. Department of Transportation crews will repair and replace the shoulder along a section of eastbound I-40 near the Hanes Mall Boulevard overpass prompting daily closures for one week. The work will require the...
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5/22/2017 10:29:18 AM Memorial Day Travel: Stay Safe on the Roadways; Know Before You Go
RALEIGH – Over the Memorial Day weekend, the N.C. Department of Transportation will pause most road construction activities on major routes across the state to help holiday travelers have smoother trips. By avoiding traffic delays,...
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5/22/2017 9:04:39 AM Stretch of Bragg Boulevard Closing Overnight
FAYETTEVILLE – A portion of westbound Bragg Boulevard (N.C. 24) from Walter Street to Rowan Street will be closed overnight from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23. The closure is necessary to allow for installation of a sewer line. A...
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5/22/2017 2:31:48 AM Click It or Ticket Campaign is Underway
RALEIGH – As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, the...
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