Local - March 5
5:00 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Hampstead Citizen Group to Challenge NC Department of Transportation Over Proposed Bypass Plan

Hampstead's Chapel Pond, home to several types of birds and fish, would be destroyed under the DOT's proposed bypass plan.

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.

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8:04 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Third Street near Greenfield Lake Park could close for 6-9 months for culvert replacement

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. 

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5:14 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Job creation to become an important focus of NCDOT

The new leader of the State Department of Transportation, Anthony (Tony) Tata, says a project’s potential for job creation will now play a larger role in setting priorities. 

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4:20 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

New DOT Secretary plans to open DMV offices on Saturday

Tony Tata, Secretary, NC DOT

North Carolina is open for business. 

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