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Elected officials praise I-77 shoulder lane funding, I-77 Express not happy

Pictured above: Cornelius Commissioner Mike Miltich – WSIC Photo CORNELIUS, NC (WSIC NEWS) – I-77 Express says the NCDOT’s plan to harden shoulders for travel…

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Draft report reviewing I-77 tolls contract released

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – The North Carolina Turnpike Authority has released Mercator Advisors’ draft report as part of the review of the I-77 Express Lanes…

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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…

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I-77 toll contractor fined $1.3 million

The contractor building I-77 tolls in Iredell and Mecklenburg Counties is being fined $1.3 million dollars. WSIC news partner Fox 46 reports that I-77 Mobility…

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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…

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Charlotte City Council votes to continue I-77 tolls

The Charlotte City Council upheld its support for I-77 toll lanes last night. In a 7-4 vote, members of that group directed their representative on the…

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Tarte discusses legislative fight against I-77 toll lanes

Lake area state Senator Jeff Tarte encouraged members of the business community to keep speaking out against the I-77 toll lane project this morning. (AUDIO…

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Racing community takes stand against tolls

Members of the NASCAR community and others took another stance against toll lanes at last night’s Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization meeting. John McAlpine, is…

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OPINION: Toll project a bad deal

By: Joe Vagnone The controversial $650 million I-77 widening project in the Lake Norman region appears to be opposed by the vast majority of residents,…

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LKN Chamber asking for halt of toll project

PRESS RELEASE Cornelius, NC June 23, 2015 – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted Monday, June 22nd to respectfully request that…

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