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I-40 traffic shift planned Sunday night in Statesville

FROM PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation is preparing for another traffic shift on the I-40/I-77 project in Statesville along Interstate 40 East between mile markers 150 and 152 on Sunday night, Sept. 24, weather permitting. The shift involves moving the eastbound traffic off the current detour pattern over to new travel […]

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Ramp at I-40/I-77 cloverleaf closed for 10 days

FROM PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the ramp from I-40 West to I-77 South (Exit 152) in Statesville, starting at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 16, weather permitting. The ramp closure is scheduled to last 10 days for crews to safely complete paving and drainage work. There will be […]

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NCDOT adds new local projects to transportation plan

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – Transportation officials today announced that eight new transportation projects in Division 12, which includes Alexander, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell and Lincoln counties, are in the updated version of the state’s draft 10-year transportation plan. New projects in the area include: Widening of I-85 from U.S. 74 to the South Carolina line […]

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Construction to close Griffith Street Bridge in Davidson overnight Thursday

FROM PRESS RELEASE Construction of the first half of the new bridge at Exit 30 Griffith Street in Davidson reaches a milestone next week with the placement of beams. This work will occur overnight Thursday, June 15, and Friday, June 16, from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. weather permitting. As the beams are raised and […]

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Metal debris found in the roadway within the toll construction area - Source: Bill Russell Facebook

I-77 safety summit held in Cornelius

Community leaders and members of the public met for an I-77 safety summit in Cornelius last night. The focus was the toll lane construction zone following an increase in accidents and a review by the state. On display last night were pieces of metal debris found in the roadway. The state previously ordered various improvements […]

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Rehabilitation work causing back-ups on I-40

FROM PRESS RELEASE WINSTON-SALEM – N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will shift all traffic from the westbound side of Interstate 40 to the eastbound side between mile markers 171 and 177 beginning at 10 p.m. on March 19. This traffic shift into a two-way, one-lane pattern is necessary for an overhaul of this portion of […]

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Lane closure on 150 bridge Thursday morning

FROM PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation has scheduled a lane closure on the N.C. 150 bridge over Lake Norman to allow for a final inspection of rehabilitation work on the bridge deck and rails. The lane closure will be in place on Thursday, Nov. 19, beginning at 9 a.m. and should […]

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Portion of Stevenson Farm Road to close for bridge replacement

CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a portion of Stevenson Farm Road in Iredell County beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1, while crews replace an aging bridge. The existing bridge on Stevenson Farm Road over Morrison Creek was built in 1960 and is considered functionally obsolete and structurally deficient. Functionally obsolete bridges no longer […]

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