RALEIGH – The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. New Section of Fayetteville Outer Loop Complete This week, drivers began using a new, 2.7-mile segment of the Fayetteville Outer Loop, which is Interstate 295. The highway is improving regional access to Fort Bragg, I-95 and the Fayetteville area. Over half of…

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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: Passengers Take Advantage of Ocracoke Express Resuming The passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke is proving to be a popular transportation option once again. The service this…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. Traffic Increasing Again Across the State Even though the ‘Safer at Home’ order continues in North Carolina, more drivers across the state are going places. The NCDOT continues to track traffic volumes in multiple cities, including Cary, Charlotte, Concord,…

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OCRACOKE, N.C. – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will resume passenger ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke on July 3 after the final approval of Senate Bill 750. The bill includes up to $1.14 million to lease and operate the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry through Sept. 10. The ferry will make three daily…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — 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. The N.C. Department of Transportation will reopen closed lanes where possible on major routes from Thursday evening, July 2, until the morning of July 7. This…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — To comply with Session Law 2019-251 of the N.C. General Assembly, the N.C. Department of Transportation will issue a news release each Friday publishing the weekly “NCDOT Cash Watch Numbers” report, which is a snapshot of NCDOT expenditures. For holidays when NCDOT offices are closed, the release and report will be published…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following support from Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), the U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding a $1.4 million grant to construct a taxilane at Pitt-Greenville Airport. The taxilane will provide access to a future hangar development to store additional aircraft. “As Greenville and Pitt County continue to grow, it is important we work to…

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