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RALEIGH — Less than a year after an audit of the N.C. Department of Transportation found massive overspending, a blue-ribbon panel is recommending the department get a 40% budget hike.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s publicly owned airports contribute $61 billion to the state’s economy each year and support 373,000 jobs, according to a report released by the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation.

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RALEIGH — About 85 miles of Central North Carolina roadways will be rehabilitated thanks to several contracts recently awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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PEMBROKE — UNCP senior Guillian Prince has been named the 2020 recipient of the North Carolina HBCU/MSI Transportation Scholarship.

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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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Thursday, 10 December 2020 16:04

NCDOT launches 2021 Aviation Art Contest

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is again bringing together art and aviation, as the agency hosts the 2021 North Carolina Aviation Art Contest.  

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RALEIGH –  Drones make great holiday gifts, but new and inexperienced pilots should follow some simple safety tips to protect yourself and others.

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Tuesday, 24 November 2020 10:10

Road closures suspended for the holiday weekend

RALEIGH – Though traffic is expected to be lighter than usual for the Thanksgiving holiday due to COVID-19, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to assist drivers who are traveling by suspending most construction activity along its major highways.

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Tuesday, 03 November 2020 13:05

Groundbreaking drone work to continue at NCDOT

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation plans to continue working with its federal partners to find new and innovative ways to use drones for critical transportation needs. 

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RALEIGH — To help spread the message that "Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving," the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is teaming up with law enforcement, traffic safety officials and crash survivors to remind everyone of the dangers of drunk driving.

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