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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has won a national award for modernizing and centralizing many of its traffic signals in smaller towns and rural areas across the state. The upgrade allows the department to better monitor the signals and more quickly make timing adjustments that improve traffic conditions.

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RALEIGH — 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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RALEIGH — Drones are a popular holiday gift, but it’s important new drone owners take time to know how to safely fly an unmanned aircraft.

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RALEIGH — The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The stories below are also featured in NCDOT Now, the department's weekly newscast.

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RALEIGH — Predicting a busy Thanksgiving weekend, the N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most construction activity along its major highways to keep lanes open for holiday travelers.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s financial woes may be over, but its headaches live on.

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RALEIGH — Road construction will begin to ramp up again early next year, but contractors say they will suffer in the meantime.

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Wednesday, 06 November 2019 13:16

NCDOT awards contract for Rockingham bypass

RALEIGH — State transportation officials have awarded a contract to begin constructing an interstate bypass of Rockingham in Richmond County.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation shouldn’t manage its own finances, N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell says.

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RALEIGH — Some House members want to give the N.C. Department of Transportation an emergency bailout.

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