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Sheriff Banks Honored with Highway Naming

Dec 06, 2019 - 3:31 pm
N.C. Board of Transportation approved a resolution naming a section of U.S. 19E in Yancey County after Sheriff Donald Banks.

Overnight Closures Planned for Business 40 in Forsyth County

Dec 06, 2019 - 3:13 pm
NCDOT contractors are planning several overnight lane closures as part of the ongoing work on the Business 40 Improvements project.

NCDOT's Weekly Cash Watch Report

Dec 06, 2019 - 2:13 pm
NCDOT's weekly cash watch report.

Peace Street Ramp onto Capital Boulevard to Reopen

Dec 06, 2019 - 11:23 am
Crews are set to reopen the Peace Street ramp onto northbound Capital Boulevard in time for today’s evening commute.

This Week at NCDOT: Snow Preparations and Applications for Mobi Awards, Bike Helmet

Dec 06, 2019 - 10:21 am
NCDOT crews across the state are taking time this fall to prepare for potential winter weather, plus now is time to apply for the Mobi Awards and the Bike Helmet Initiative.

Several DMV Offices in Central and Western N.C. Experience Service Interruption

Dec 05, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Many DMV driver license and license plate agency offices experience service interruption due to an AT&T service provider data circuit problem.

Johnston County Road Project Nearing Completion

Dec 05, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Three new traffic signals associated with the Booker Dairy Road widening project in Johnston County go into operation Monday.

Iredell County Traffic Shift Scheduled for I-40

Dec 05, 2019 - 3:00 pm
The N.C. Department of Transportation is preparing tonight for several traffic shifts along Interstate 40 as part of the I-40/I-77 interchange improvement project.

NCDOT’s Centralized Traffic Signal Upgrade Nabs National Award

Dec 05, 2019 - 2:23 pm
The NCDOT has won an award from the National Operations Center of Excellence for upgrading hundreds of closed-loop traffic signal systems in smaller towns around the state.

Lane Closures Upcoming for Beltway Project in Forsyth Co.

Dec 05, 2019 - 1:41 pm
Lane reductions will be utilized on Business 40 in Forsyth County as part of ongoing work on the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway.

Northbound Capital Boulevard Traffic to Shift Tonight, Southbound Tomorrow

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:55 pm
Contractors are set to shift traffic to a new alignment between Lane Street and Wade Avenue

Two Edgecombe Bridges to Honor 5 People

Dec 05, 2019 - 9:32 am
A pair of Edgecombe County bridges will be dedicated next year in honor of a farming couple who operated a general store and a trio of three deputy sheriffs who have been killed in the line of duty.

Craven County Highway Ramp to Close for 12 Hours

Dec 04, 2019 - 3:29 pm
A highway entrance ramp in Craven County will be closed for about 12 hours on Thursday as work continues to upgrade it to interstate standards.

N.C. 12 on Ocracoke Island to Open to All Traffic Thursday

Dec 04, 2019 - 3:24 pm
N.C. Highway 12 will be opening to all traffic on Thursday, Dec. 5

Bridge Struck by Vehicle Prompts Closure in Rockingham Co.

Dec 03, 2019 - 4:52 pm
A beam supporting the N.C. 770 bridge over U.S. 220 appears to have been struck by an overheight vehicle.

NCDOT Drone Program Wins Cleantech Innovation Award

Dec 03, 2019 - 3:06 pm
NCDOT's drone medical package delivery program has won an award for its positive environmental impact.

Extreme Shoaling Forces Reduction in Pamlico Sound Ferry Schedules

Dec 03, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Extreme shoaling in Bigfoot Slough has forced a recduction in ferry service between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke

Construction Begins on Complete 540

Dec 03, 2019 - 12:59 pm
NCDOT and NC Turnpike begin costruction of the Complete 540 project, which will extend the existing Triangle Expressway.

Ferry System Adjusts Schedules as Ocracoke Island Reopens

Dec 02, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Schedules for Ocracoke ferry routes as the island reopens to visitors.

Applications Open for NCDOT Bicycle Helmet Initiative

Dec 02, 2019 - 2:52 pm
The department is encouraging people to apply to receive free bicycle helmets as part of the Bicycle Helmet Initiative.