1/12/2018 4:40:56 PM Public Meeting for Two Sections of Shelby Bypass
CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting next week regarding two sections of the Shelby Bypass project in Cleveland County.  Section D will extend the bypass from west of N.C. 150 to U.S. 74, west of...
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1/12/2018 4:25:28 PM Contract Awarded for New Interchange on the Triangle Expressway
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $15.2 million contract to create a new interchange on the Triangle Expressway at Morrisville Parkway between Green Level West Road and N.C. 55 near mile marker 64. The new...
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1/12/2018 3:39:26 PM Bridge Work to Require I-95 Detours in Johnston County
SMITHFIELD – As contractors demolish two bridges, motorists on Interstate 95 in Johnston County will encounter occasional overnight detours starting next week. The first detour is scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 15, for...
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1/12/2018 1:55:26 PM NCDOT Named to AUVSI Trusted Operator Program
RALEIGH –  The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation will be playing a leading role in a new group set up to improve and standardize the nationwide drone industry. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems...
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1/12/2018 11:27:15 AM Traffic Pattern Changes Coming for Peace Street Bridge Work
Raleigh — With the holiday period and some bitter cold winter weather behind us, some changes are coming for the Capital Boulevard bridges project in Raleigh, weather permitting. The first change is the closure of Dortch Street,...
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1/12/2018 11:23:22 AM Quick-Thinking NCDOT State Farm Safety Patrol Drivers Save Child’s Life
GREENSBORO – Providing highway traffic control, changing tires, jump-starting vehicles are some of the daily tasks of the more than 50 North Carolina State Farm Incident Management Assistance Patrol drivers, however this week two drivers...
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1/12/2018 10:16:58 AM This Week at NCDOT: Drone Safety and NC Train Hosts
RALEIGH – The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The stories below are also featured in NCDOT Now, the department’s weekly newscast. Drone Safety Over the holidays, many people...
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1/11/2018 2:47:31 PM Burke County Maintenance Builds Holiday Bond
MORGANTON — Tim Wright still wanted to buy a Christmas gift for a child even though his son passed away last year. Wright, a transportation supervisor in Burke County, considered selecting a child from an angel tree. Josh Mashburn, the...
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1/11/2018 9:47:58 AM Bridge Replacement in Columbus County to Require Road Closure
CHADBOURN – Contract crews will close N.C. 410 over Beaverdam Swamp on Monday, Jan. 22, to begin replacing the 70-year-old bridge, which is about four miles south of Chadbourn. The closure will require a detour that includes Rough and...
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1/10/2018 9:48:49 AM NCDOT Converting Southwestern Wake County Intersection to All-Way Stop
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation plans to modify the intersection of Old U.S. 1 and New Hill-Holleman Road in southwestern Wake County to a permanent all-way stop next week, weather permitting. The intersection currently...
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