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Group opposed to NCDOT Rodanthe bridge proposal takes legal action

RODANTHE, N.C. (WAVY) – A group that’s been vocal in its opposition against an NCDOT bridge proposal is now taking legal action.

“Save Our Sound OBX” told 10 On Your Side it has retained Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, an international law firm, in its fight to prevent a 2.4 mile-long “jug handle” bridge from being constructed through the Pamlico Sound. 450 more words


All lanes on Elizabeth City Bridge now open

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Crews completed the final phase of the U.S. 158/Elizabeth Street Bridge rehabilitation project Friday.

The bridge is now open to full traffic flow. 168 more words


Don't cry over spilled potatoes... unless you're stuck in traffic because of them

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Just before Noon on Wednesday, officers were dispatched to a location where a truck spilled potatoes, lots of potatoes.

A semi-truck and trailer was attempting to make a right hand turn at the intersection of Halstead Blvd. 288 more words


Rodanthe residents protest bridge proposal

RODANTHE, N.C. (WAVY) — A group of Rodanthe citizens protested outside of a public meeting on Tuesday to voice concerns about a proposed bridge.

“Save our sound,” shouted the small group in unison, referring to the Pamlico Sound. 637 more words


House Approves Bill To Kill I-77 Tolls | WFAE

The state House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill calling on NCDOT to cancel the I-77 widening project north of Charlotte. The bill now goes to the Senate, where Senate leaders have said they don’t see a need to cancel the project. 25 more words


Attention: North Carolina travelers this Memorial Day you should be safe

RALEIGH, Nc. – During Memorial Day weekend North Carolina plans to make their travelers safer and richer.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will suspend most road construction activities on major routes across the state. 292 more words

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NCDOT wants you to weigh in on plans for new Rodanthe Bridge

RODANTHE, N.C. (WAVY) — North Carolina received approval from the federal government Tuesday to move forward with plans to build the new Rodanthe Bridge.

The Federal Highway Administration’s approval of a revised version of the environmental assessment for the Rodanthe Bridge is a key step toward constructing a new, permanent bridge for N.C. 432 more words