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New Highway, Zoo Connector Transform Access in Asheboro

Dec 18, 2020 - 2:30 pm
State and local officials cut the ribbon Friday on new roads that transform access for residents of Randolph County and people visiting one of the state’s most popular attractions.
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I-95 Median Emergency Repairs Needed in Robeson County

Dec 18, 2020 - 11:08 am
NCDOT contract crews to repair damaged cable guide rails along I-95 in Robeson County on Dec. 21.
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Weekly Cash Watch Report

Dec 18, 2020 - 10:39 am
NCDOT's weekly cash watch report
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This Week at NCDOT: Construction Halted, Holiday Booze It & Lose It, and New NCDMV HQ

Dec 18, 2020 - 9:03 am
This week the department announced planns to halt construction on most projects during the holidays, shared a reminder not to drink and drive, and information on the new NCDMV HQ.
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NCDOT Seeking New Partners for 2021 Watch for Me NC Program

Dec 17, 2020 - 4:17 pm
North Carolina communities interested in participating in the 2021 Watch for Me NC safety program may now submit applications to the Governor’s Highway Safety Program.
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Extended Road Construction Halt for the Upcoming Holidays

Dec 17, 2020 - 3:43 pm
There will be no lane closures on major routes from Dec. 18-29 and again from Dec. 31-Jan. 5.
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NCDOT Awarded Grant for Development Planning Near Passenger Rail Stations

Dec 16, 2020 - 3:56 pm
NCDOT Awarded Grant for Development Planning Near Passenger Rail Stations
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NCDOT Reports Six Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Pamlico Sound Ferry Staff

Dec 16, 2020 - 3:25 pm
The N.C. Department of Transportation has reported that six employees on the Pamlico Sound ferry route between Cedar Island and Ocracoke have tested positive for COVID-19.
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New Alignment for S. Ridge Avenue in Cabarrus County

Dec 15, 2020 - 3:30 pm
N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews are opening a new alignment of S. Ridge Avenue this afternoon as part of the I-85 widening project from north of Exit 55 (N.C....
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I-95 Widening Project Gets More Technology

Dec 15, 2020 - 11:17 am
The I-95 widening project underway north of Fayetteville is getting more technology to improve the safety of the work zone.
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DMV Offices in Central/Western N.C. Experience Service Interruption

Dec 15, 2020 - 11:06 am
A fiber cut in the Charlotte area has resulted in an internet service interruption to several DMV offices in central and western NC
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South Trade Street Lane Closures This Week

Dec 15, 2020 - 8:40 am
N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews will have intermittent lane closures in place on South Trade Street between Chaphyn Lane and Marque Place this week, weather permitting.
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Interstate 277 Ramp Closures Continue This Week

Dec 14, 2020 - 4:00 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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Old McCullers Road Temporary Closure as Part of Ongoing Complete 540 Construction

Dec 14, 2020 - 2:11 pm
On or about January 4, 2021, Old McCullers Road will temporarily close to through traffic between Fayetteville Road (U.S. 401) and Advantage Way.
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Speed Limit Changes this Week on Salem Parkway

Dec 14, 2020 - 12:51 pm
NCDOT plans to install new signs increasing the speed limit from 45 mph to 55 mph on Salem Parkway.
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"Lyft Up Charlotte” Project to Provide Alternatives to Driving Impaired During the Holidays

Dec 14, 2020 - 12:00 pm
"Lyft Up Charlotte” Project to Provide Alternatives to Driving Impaired During the Holidays
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Applications Open for NCDOT Bicycle Helmet Initiative

Dec 14, 2020 - 10:25 am
To reduce bicycle injuries and deaths, the N.C. Department of Transportation is encouraging people to apply to receive free bicycle helmets as part of an annual initiative the agency conducts.
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Lanes Closed on Wade Avenue Between Edwards Mill Road and I-440

Dec 14, 2020 - 8:11 am
Eastbound traffic will be confined to one lane throughout the day. Drivers should avoid the area if possible and remain on I-40 East and use Exit 293 as an alternate route.
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Lane Closure on Interstate 485 This Weekend

Dec 11, 2020 - 3:45 pm
Weather permitting, N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews will be working on a section of the I-485 outer loop between N.C. 51 (Blair Road) and Idlewild Road tomorrow and Sunday....
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Hertford 'S-Bridge' to Close Saturday for New Bridge Concrete Placement

Dec 11, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Contractors for the N.C. Department of Transportation will be closing the Hertford “S-Bridge” on U.S. 17 Business between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12.
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