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New section of Greensboro Urban Loop to be complete later this month

GREENSBORO, N.C. — North Carolina Department of Transportation officials hoped to open the stretch of Interstate 840 from Bryan Boulevard to Battleground Avenue early next week. 299 more words

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Portions of NC-12 open after severe overnight overwash

NAGS HEAD, N.C. – Crews have cleared some of the overnight overwash that was at Pea Island, Mirlo and Ocracoke.

NC-12 is now back open to all traffic between the Bonner Bridge and Rodanthe. 69 more words

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North Carolina announces rural roadways safety initiative

RAGLEIGH, N.C. – The State of North Carolina has announced that is will be starting a rural roadways safety initiative.

The program is a partnership with the N.C. 351 more words

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NCDOT wants to use drones to deliver medical supplies

RALEIGH, N.C. – It may not be long before you look up and see a drone carrying a life-saving blood supply to a local hospital. 216 more words

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Snow is coming to Charlotte - here's how much and what areas will be affected

It looks like Charlotte will get its share of snow this season after all.

The National Weather Service announced a winter weather advisory from the Piedmont to the mountains of North Carolina as a cold front moves through the area Tuesday evening. 146 more words

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NCDOT using drones as new tool for natural disaster response

RODANTHE, N.C. (WAVY) — The North Carolina Department of Transportation plans to use drones as a new tool for natural disaster response.

Recently, a team from NCDOT’s Division of Aviation Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Office teamed up with the Highway Division 1 Office on a test exercise designed to explore the benefits of drones as a disaster response planning tool. 241 more words

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