7/10/2015 11:20:57 AM Contract Awarded for New Interchange on the Triangle Expressway
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded an $18.4 million contract to create a new interchange on the Triangle Expressway at Old Holly Springs-Apex Road. This is the first new interchange along North Carolina’s first...
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6/23/2015 8:36:50 AM NC Quick Pass Performing Maintenance Over Weekend
RALEIGH –Customer services for NC Quick Pass will be unavailable as maintenance is performed on the database system from midnight on Friday, June 26 through 9 p.m. Sunday, June 28. The Customer Service Center in Morrisville will also be...
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5/28/2015 2:02:29 PM NCDOT Begins Construction on Monroe Expressway
CHARLOTTE - The N.C. Department of Transportation has started construction on the Monroe Expressway, a roughly 20-mile toll freeway that will provide an alternative for high-speed regional travel along the U.S. 74 corridor. The new freeway...
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1/29/2015 2:03:05 PM Beau Memory to Serve as Turnpike Authority Executive Director
RALEIGH – As part of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s continued focus on enhancing customer service and operating more efficiently, Secretary Tony Tata has named Beau Memory as the new executive director of the North Carolina...
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12/30/2014 3:57:42 PM Triangle Expressway Toll Rate Increase Begins Jan. 1; 14-22 cents increase for traveling whole Expressway
RALEIGH – A slight increase in the toll rate for the Triangle Expressway will take effect Thursday, Jan. 1, as required by the bond covenant created for the funding of the Expressway. The N.C. Turnpike Authority Board adopted a...
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11/12/2014 3:58:30 PM North Carolina’s Quick Pass and Georgia’s Peach Pass Now Interchangeable
RALEIGH –Drivers who have a North Carolina Quick Pass transponder for their vehicles can use their device to pay for traveling on the I-85 Express Lanes near Atlanta, as well as any future toll roads that accept the Georgia Peach Pass...
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3/6/2014 9:43:55 AM NCDOT Names NC Turnpike Authority Executive Director
Raleigh - As part of continued efforts to increase operational efficiency and better serve customers, NCDOT has named Clayton Somers as the new Executive Director of the North Carolina Turnpike Authority. Somers has a strong and...
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11/26/2013 5:03:05 PM Required Triangle Expressway Toll Rate Increase Begins January 1
RALEIGH – A slight increase in the toll rate for the Triangle Expressway will take effect Jan. 1, 2014, as required by bond covenant. The NC Turnpike Authority Board adopted a schedule of annual toll rate increases based on the bond...
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10/11/2013 12:12:36 PM Public Meetings on Tap Next Week for Complete 540 Project
Citizens encouraged to provide feedback RALEIGH — Three public meetings are scheduled next week regarding the proposed Complete 540 project, and the NC Department of Transportation is encouraging citizens to attend and provide feedback on...
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8/12/2013 12:44:14 PM Lane Closures Scheduled this Week on Triangle Expressway
RALEIGH —Beginning tonight through the morning of Thursday, Aug. 15, crews will perform routine upkeep of the tolling equipment on the Triangle Expressway. Temporary lane closures will take place to allow crews to clean and adjust...
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