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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s drone program has again been named as a finalist for a national award.

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RALEIGH — This Labor Day, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program is joining forces with the North Carolina Trucking Association, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (also known as NETS), the North Carolina Highway Patrol and members of more than 500 law enforcement agencies around the state to help curb impaired driving.

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Wednesday, 19 August 2020 12:09

Public input needed on statewide trail network plan

RALEIGH — As people across North Carolina are using greenways and trails in record numbers, their input is needed to develop the Great Trails State Plan. 

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers are trying to fix the Department of Transportation’s spending problems that triggered mass layoffs, project delays, and chaos in the transportation industry.

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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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