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MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Department of Transportation has put two high-profile Carteret County projects on hold due to a statewide funding shortfall within the department.
BEAUFORT — Town officials are urging residents and motorists to be aware of contractors conducting inspection work on parts of the town’s sanitation system under roadways.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Newport River high-rise bridge was the location of a pair of major accidents Thursday morning that snarled traffic going both directions for hours.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The town council is in favor of reducing the speed limit on the Atlantic Beach high-rise bridge and the Atlantic Beach Causeway from 45 to 35 mph.
CAPE CARTERET — Commissioners voted 5-0 Monday night to have Town Manager Zach Steffey write the N.C. Department of Transportation a letter expressing serious concerns about at least one of the options included in a long-range feasibility study for the redesign of the Highway 24/Highway 58 i…
MOREHEAD CITY — Expanding access to high-speed broadband internet, especially in rural areas, is a major focus of multiple state agencies this year.
NEWPORT — The N.C. Department of Transportation will close turn lanes on Highway 70 at the intersection of Howard Boulevard and Nine Foot Road Tuesday night. This work is part of a project to upgrade the intersection for pedestrian crossings.
DOWN EAST — The new North River bridge opened to two-way traffic this week and crews will soon begin removing the old structure it replaces, wrapping up a project that began nearly four years ago.
CAPE CARTERET — Within about 10 years, U.S. Highway 70 will transform into Interstate 42, roughly from the Raleigh-Garner area to the east end of Havelock, enabling a growing stream of inland residents to more easily get to Carteret County to live and recreate.
HARKERS ISLAND — Mariners and others with an interest in waterway navigation are encouraged to submit comments to the U.S. Coast Guard regarding the latest plans to construct a new bridge to Harkers Island.
NEW BERN — As work continues to bring Highway 70 in Craven County up to interstate standards, the N.C. Department of Transportation closed one exit ramp and one entrance ramp this week.
BEAUFORT — Nearly four years after construction began on the new North River Bridge, transportation officials hope to open the span to traffic by the end of this month.
BEAUFORT — The county is moving forward with collecting contract bids as part of an effort to overhaul roads throughout the Hibbs Acres subdivision.
MOREHEAD CITY — Local and county officials and residents gathered at the Crystal Coast Civic Center Wednesday to review the latest plans and provide feedback for a proposed project to extend Bridges Street.
CAPE CARTERET — After months of public discussion inside board meetings and outside them with residents, town commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night not to reopen a long-closed section of Clubhouse Drive, which leads from Star Hill Drive into the Star Hill Golf Course.
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Department of Transportation has narrowed down its options for a proposed project to extend Bridges Street to two alternative routes and will hold a public input meeting later this month to gather feedback on the proposed design.
Crews will be shutting down one lane at a time on the Morehead City-Beaufort bridge this week for routine inspections.
BEAUFORT — North Carolina’s Department of Transportation has taken cues from the town and concerned residents and remodeled a number of intersections along Live Oak Street.
MOREHEAD CITY — Paving work on Radio Island caused major traffic delays for motorists traveling between Morehead City and Beaufort Tuesday morning.
HAVELOCK — North Carolina Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon visited the area Tuesday to observe ongoing construction and give an update on the various transportation projects underway in the region.
BEAUFORT — Town commissioners kicked off 2019 discussing the N.C. Department of Transportation’s plans for a Circle Drive roundabout.