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RALEIGH — The state will temporarily suspend most highway construction projects that cause lane closures to help reduce the anticipated influx of traffic over the July Fourth holiday weekend.

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RALEIGH — The state Department of Transportation defended its overspending and planned reforms to a skeptical Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday, May 27.

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers blasted the N.C. Department of Transportation for careless overspending, suggesting the DOT is using the coronavirus to “cover up” irresponsible cash management.

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RALEIGH — Victims of the Map Act won their case in the N.C. Supreme Court this month, but their victory will put even more pressure on the cash-strapped N.C. Department of Transportation.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation overspent its budget by $742 million last year, a new state audit report shows.

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Thursday, 05 March 2020 14:47

NCDOT to host drone workshop in Monroe

MONROE — Drones are an increasingly popular tool for various state and local public safety agencies, as well as many private businesses. The N.C. Department of Transportation wants to help those organizations learn how to safely and effectively leverage this technology into their operations.

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RALEIGH – Volunteers across North Carolina are needed to help clean up trash along roads during the N.C. Department of Transportation’s annual Spring Litter Sweep from April 11-25.

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Tuesday, 25 February 2020 15:48

NCDOT circus train sits alone in Nash County

RALEIGH — P.T. Barnum once said there’s a sucker born every minute.

Step right up, North Carolina.

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RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is accepting applications from communities for the 2020 Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grant Initiative. The program provides funding for municipalities across the state to develop comprehensive bicycle or pedestrian plans.  

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CARTHAGE — Local residents can soon weigh in on what transportation projects they want to see included in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s 10-Year transportation plan for 2023-2032. 

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