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Closures Planned for I-440 East/U.S. 1 North at I-40 Junction This Week

Jan 05, 2021 - 2:44 pm
Access to I-440 East will be closed overnight as crews set the girders for the new Jones Franklin Road bridge over the highway.
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U.S. 701 Bridge in Bladen County Requires Inspection

Jan 05, 2021 - 10:54 am
NCDOT will conduct a safety inspection of the U.S. 701 South bridge in Bladen County on Jan. 6
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Interstate 277 Ramp Closures Resume This Week

Jan 04, 2021 - 3:30 pm
N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews tonight will continue a $16.3 million project to improve 22 bridges along Interstate 277, requiring several ramp closures.
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Makeover Approved for U.S. 29 in Caswell County

Jan 04, 2021 - 10:30 am
All 6 miles of U.S. 29 between Rockingham County and the Virginia line will be milled and resurfaced.
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Highway Dedicated to Cherokee Beloved Man

Dec 31, 2020 - 3:26 pm
NCDOT board passes resolution dedicating U.S. 441 in Jackson and Swain Counties as Beloved Man Dr. Jerry Wolfe Highway.
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Weekly Cash Watch Report

Dec 31, 2020 - 10:46 am
NCDOT's weekly cash watch report
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Section of Lenoir County Road to Close for Culvert Replacement

Dec 31, 2020 - 7:26 am
A Lenoir County road is expected to be closed for several months while a N.C. Department of Transportation contractor replaces a culvert.
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Edgecombe County Bridge to Be Replaced

Dec 30, 2020 - 10:12 am
The bridge on Sharp Point Road over Otter Creek in Edgecombe County will be replaced under a newly announced contract.
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NCDOT Awards Resurfacing Contract for Nash County

Dec 30, 2020 - 10:08 am
NCDOT awards a $3.2 million contract to resurface some roadway in Nash County next year.
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Call For Applicants: Governor’s Highway Safety Program Funding Available

Dec 29, 2020 - 11:53 am
The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program will soon be accepting grant applications to fund programs aimed at preventing traffic deaths and injuries on North Carolina roadways.
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Annual Toll Rate Increase for Triangle Expressway and Monroe Expressway January 1

Dec 28, 2020 - 12:26 pm
The annual increase of the toll rates for the Triangle Expressway and the Monroe Expressway, will take effect Friday, January 1, 2021.
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Next-To-Last Section of Greensboro Urban Loop Opens

Dec 23, 2020 - 4:04 pm
NCDOT opened a new section of the Greensboro Urban Loop between Lawndale Drive and North Elm Street.
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Weekly Cash Watch Report

Dec 23, 2020 - 3:45 pm
NCDOT's weekly cash watch report
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Resurfacing Project Awarded for Western Wake County

Dec 23, 2020 - 10:54 am
Nearly 21 miles of area roadway will be resurfaced.
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Contract Awarded to Improve 14 Miles of Mecklenburg County Roads

Dec 22, 2020 - 3:00 pm
A $3 million contract awarded by the Department of Transportation will bring improvements to several primary and secondary roads in Mecklenburg County.
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New Section of Winston-Salem Northern Beltway Set to Open

Dec 22, 2020 - 12:27 pm
Drivers in northeastern Forsyth County will have a new way to get home for the holidays and beyond.
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Four Contracts Awarded to Improve Roads in Two NC Counties

Dec 22, 2020 - 9:01 am
More than 100 miles of southeastern North Carolina highways and roads will be improved after the N.C. Department of Transportation awarded four contracts to two companies.
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Contract Awarded to Preserve Brunswick County Bridge

Dec 22, 2020 - 8:35 am
A decades-old bridge will get improvements to lengthen its lifespan after the N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a contract earlier this month.
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Short Line Railroad Grants Awarded

Dec 21, 2020 - 2:50 pm
Seventeen short line railroads will soon be making improvements to their infrastructure thanks to approximately $16.7 million in matching grant funds.
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Robeson County Bridge Work Needed on U.S. 74 West

Dec 21, 2020 - 12:29 pm
NCDOT will temporarily close on Dec. 21 the right lane of U.S. 74 near N.C. 130 in Robeson County for bridge repairs.
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