4/24/2017 2:39:43 PM Bridge Girders Going Up on I-85 in Cabarrus County
CHARLOTTE – As work continues on the I-85 widening project in Cabarrus County, crews will begin setting girders for the South Main St. bridge over I-85 Thursday night, April 27, weather permitting. To accommodate this work, crews will...
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4/24/2017 12:49:40 PM High Water Closing Roads
ASHEVILLE — Motorists across the mountains are encouraged to follow a simple phrase: Turn around. Don’t drown. Heavy rains and winds over the weekend downed trees and swelled creeks and rivers, creating dangerous driving conditions in...
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4/24/2017 9:57:55 AM Public Meetings Next Week for Proposed Improvements to U.S. 74 in Columbus County
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold public meetings next week regarding a proposed project along U.S. 74 (Andrew Jackson Highway) between Water Tank Road and just east of the Brunswick County Line in Columbus...
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4/24/2017 9:39:55 AM Work Rescheduled for Lee County All-Way Stop
RALEIGH – Heavy rain has postponed work to change the intersection of N.C. 42 and Carbonton Road/Steel Bridge Road in Lee County to an all-way stop intersection until Thursday, April 27. Currently, the traffic pattern has stop signs on...
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4/24/2017 8:46:49 AM Watch for Me NC Announces 2017 Partners
RALEIGH – Eight communities will soon benefit from participation in Watch for Me NC, a comprehensive pedestrian and bicycle safety program aimed at reducing bicycle and pedestrian crashes and fatalities in North Carolina. “We are...
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4/21/2017 4:07:34 PM Traffic Alert: Work on Salem Creek Connector Project to Close U.S. 52 Lanes
WINSTON-SALEM – N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will implement alternating lane closures along a section of U.S. 52 North between Waughtown Street and Interstate Business 40 while crews relocate barrier walls and install new...
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4/21/2017 4:05:06 PM Rain Forecast Postpones Next Week's Scheduled Lake Wheeler Ramp Closure
RALEIGH – With rain now forecast for a few days at the start of next week, the planned closure of the Interstate 40 East exit ramp onto Lake Wheeler Road has been postponed. It was to have been in place from Sunday night through Friday...
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4/21/2017 3:36:14 PM Markers Being Removed from I-77 Work Zone
Lane closures this weekend CHARLOTTE – Beginning Friday night, the N.C. Department of Transportation will remove snowplowable markers along Interstate 77 north of Charlotte. Crews in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties will work...
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4/21/2017 2:35:13 PM New License and Theft Inspectors Ready to Serve
RALEIGH – The NCDMV License and Theft Bureau held graduation ceremonies on Friday, April 21, for its 22nd Basic Inspector Class at the N.C. Justice Academy in Salemburg.  Eleven new inspectors will be assigned to various regions of the...
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4/21/2017 11:34:42 AM Railroad Crossing Repairs in Anson County Next Week
CHARLOTTE – Crews with CSX Railroad will be making repairs to the  crossing at N.C. 218 and U.S. 74 in Polkton beginning at 5 a.m. Monday, April 24, weather permitting. The repairs are expected to last through Friday, April 28. ...
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