North Carolina Department of Transportation

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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6:00 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Wave Transit will get new maintenance facility

Wave Transit's maintenance facility is in the heart of the Bottom neighborhood

Wilmington residents living next door to Wave Transit’s industrial bus garage will not have to endure the sounds and smells for much longer. Ground breaks this afternoon for Wave’s new operations and maintenance center in New Hanover County, on Castle Hayne Road near Martin Luther King Jr Parkway. WHQR’s Sara Wood reports it will replace the current facility at the corner of 11th and Castle Streets.

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1:03 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

NC DOT Takes I-95 Study on the Road

North Carolina's I-95 Corridor.
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The North Carolina Department of Transportation is taking its I-95 feasibility study on the road. 

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2:55 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

State Receives 20 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

North Carolina Department of Transportation


One of the first electric vehicle charging stations at a North Carolina rest area was unveiled this week in Alamance County near Burlington. 

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