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Shoaling Concerns Force Pamlico Sound Routes to Adopt One-Boat Schedule

Aug 05, 2020 - 8:33 am
Shoaling in Bigfoot Slough is forcing the N.C. Ferry Division to immediately adopt a one-boat schedule on Pamlico Sound.
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Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry Route Resumes Service

Aug 04, 2020 - 3:48 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard has given approval for the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Hatteras Inlet ferry route to resume service immediately.
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NCDOT Clears Roads Following Hurricane Isaias

Aug 04, 2020 - 2:39 pm
The hurricane caused a total of 45 road closures, but NCDOT had reopened most of them by lunchtime Tuesday.
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I-85 Ramps Undergoing Overnight Repairs

Aug 04, 2020 - 12:16 pm
Ramps to and from I-85 at Lake Road in Thomasville will close two nights this week for repairs.
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Interstate 277 Ramp Closures Resume Tonight

Aug 03, 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.
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NCDOT Ferry Division Ends Ocracoke Evacuation Operations

Aug 03, 2020 - 2:26 pm
Due to impending weather conditions related to Tropical Storm Isaias, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division has ended evacuation operations for Ocracoke Island.
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Section of Highway Closes in Sampson County

Aug 03, 2020 - 2:00 pm
The N.C. Department of Transportation on Monday closed a section of a highway in Sampson County due to a void under the roadway.
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Ferry Division Announces Final Evacuation Schedules from Ocracoke

Aug 02, 2020 - 2:39 pm
The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will suspend emergency evacuation operations from Ocracoke after tomorrow’s 10:30 a.m. departure from Ocracoke to Hatteras.
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NCDOT Reopens Swain County Highway After Mudslide

Aug 01, 2020 - 3:47 pm
N.C. Department of Transportation crews on Saturday cleared and reopened U.S. 19/74 in the Nantahala Gorge after a mudslide.
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Slide Closes U.S. 19/74 in Nantahala Gorge

Jul 31, 2020 - 11:55 pm
Another slie has closed U.S. 19/74 in the Nantahala Gorge.
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Lane Reductions Upcoming on U.S. 421 in Forsyth County

Jul 31, 2020 - 4:05 pm
U.S. 421 South is scheduled to be reduced to one lane between Linville Road (Exit 228) and South Main Street in Kernersville (Exit 224).
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N.C. Ferries Assisting Ocracoke Island Mandatory Evacuation

Jul 31, 2020 - 3:30 pm
As Hurricane Isaias approaches the North Carolina coast, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division is assisting with the evacuation of all visitors and residents from Ocracoke Island.
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Weekly Cash Watch Report

Jul 31, 2020 - 1:33 pm
NCDOT's weekly cash watch report
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DMV Adjusts Road Test Waiver Requirements for Drivers 18 and Over

Jul 31, 2020 - 12:33 pm
NCDMV clarifies road test waiver requirements for adult drivers
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This Week at NCDOT: #FerryCoolMask, Mobi Awards, Great Trails Survey

Jul 31, 2020 - 7:47 am
This week the department encourages you to share your pictures on the ferry while wearing a mask, the Mobi Awards will be presented next week, plus we take a survey and help plan a trail network.
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Traffic Set to Shift to Temporary Bridge over Eno River

Jul 30, 2020 - 2:43 pm
NCDOT contractors plan to shift U.S. 70 traffic to a temporary bridge over the Eno River in Hillsborough this weekend.
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Overnight Closures Shift to Eastbound Side of Salem Parkway

Jul 29, 2020 - 5:43 pm
Crews plan to close eastbound Salem Parkway from 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until 6 a.m. the following mornings.
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Sign Removal Requires Exit Lane Closures in Guilford County

Jul 29, 2020 - 4:21 pm
NCDOT crews plan to close lanes on the Interstate 85 Business exit ramps for I-74 and Brentwood Street on Thursday.
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I-26 Traffic Moving to New Lanes

Jul 29, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Westbound traffic on I-26 will be switched to brand new lanes prior to approaching Brevard Road in Asheville.
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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry Route to Resume Service Friday

Jul 29, 2020 - 12:37 pm
The popular Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route will resume service at 1 p.m. July 31, after the completion of a project to replace the aging cable-counterweight ramp system at both ends of the route.
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