NCDOT http://whqr.org en Hampstead Citizen Group to Challenge NC Department of Transportation Over Proposed Bypass Plan http://whqr.org/post/hampstead-citizen-group-challenge-nc-department-transportation-over-proposed-bypass-plan <p>A group of Hampstead citizens has organized to oppose a proposed interchange along Highway 17 that would bisect their town. Construction of this thirty-million-dollar ramp is slated to begin in 2023; however, the local group is already fighting the six-lane interchange, saying the project will disrupt local business and the environment.<strong> </strong></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 51382 at http://whqr.org Hampstead Citizen Group to Challenge NC Department of Transportation Over Proposed Bypass Plan Third Street near Greenfield Lake Park could close for 6-9 months for culvert replacement http://whqr.org/post/third-street-near-greenfield-lake-park-could-close-6-9-months-culvert-replacement <p></p><p>The area near Greenfield Lake where four roads converge – Carolina Beach Road, Burnett Boulevard, Third Street, and South Front – is a well-traveled passageway in and out of downtown Wilmington.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:04:40 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 34950 at http://whqr.org Third Street near Greenfield Lake Park could close for 6-9 months for culvert replacement Job creation to become an important focus of NCDOT http://whqr.org/post/job-creation-become-important-focus-ncdot <p></p><p>The new leader of the <a href="http://www.ncdot.gov/" target="_blank">State Department of Transportation</a>, <a href="http://www.ncdot.gov/about/leadership/secretary.html" target="_blank">Anthony (Tony) Tata</a>, says a project’s potential for job creation will now play a larger role in setting priorities.&nbsp;<br> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 22:14:37 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 31959 at http://whqr.org Job creation to become an important focus of NCDOT New DOT Secretary plans to open DMV offices on Saturday http://whqr.org/post/new-dot-secretary-plans-open-dmv-offices-saturday <p></p><p>North Carolina is open for business.&nbsp; Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:20:22 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 31823 at http://whqr.org New DOT Secretary plans to open DMV offices on Saturday