MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Department of Transportation is considering building a reduced conflict intersection, also known as a superstreet, on a stretch of Highway 70 between Arthur Farm Road and Gladys Teasley Lane as a potential safety fix to the high frequency of traffic collisions seen i…
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s crews, contractors and volunteers have collected more than 11 million pounds of litter from roadsides this year, exceeding the state’s record for litter collection set in 2019.
STELLA — A project to replace the White Oak River railroad trestle bridge in Stella will begin Friday and may result in members of the community experiencing noise and vibrations during the project.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s crews, contractors and volunteers have collected more than 10 million pounds of litter from roadsides in 2021 so far, nearly breaking the state’s record for litter collection set in 2019.
BEAUFORT — The state Board of Transportation recently approved $360,000 in state funding for a runway rehabilitation project in its early planning stages at Michael J. Smith Field Airport in Beaufort.
HARKERS ISLAND — The pace for replacing two bridges to and from Harkers Island is ramping up with night work starting Sunday.
NEWPORT — As the N.C. Department of Transportation pursues its Interstate 42 extension project, Newport and Carteret County officials, amongst others, are preparing for the development opportunities it will bring.
CEDAR ISLAND — Ferry ridership was up this summer compared to the previous year, with some routes even exceeding pre-pandemic numbers despite the ongoing COVID-19 precautions in place.
RALEIGH — COVID-19 booster shots have now been recommended for thousands of eligible North Carolinians, and an initiative supported by the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is making sure everyone who needs it can get their shot.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials are considering stormwater management, increasing spaces and other improvements at nine golf cart parking locations in town.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Highways, in partnership with its Office of Civil Rights, is inviting small, historically disadvantaged businesses to learn more about contracting opportunities with the agency.
BEAUFORT — With all the grant requirements nearly finalized, officials with the Michael J. Smith Field Airport expect construction to begin in early October on 28 airplane hangars to replace hangars those damaged or destroyed during hurricanes Florence and Dorian.
EMERALD ISLE — While work to preserve the two-lane B. Cameron Langston Bridge from Cape Carteret to Emerald Isle halted over the summer, it’s about to resume, necessitating lane closures once again.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Town officials said they are pursuing multiple infrastructure projects, including the installation of more crosswalks and sidewalks, over the coming months.
MOREHEAD CITY — A group of area bicyclists is on a mission to improve access to safe bicycle and pedestrian routes in Carteret County to be used for transportation, recreation and sport.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority will receive nearly $200,000 in additional federal funds to go toward paying off the newly installed fuel farm at the Michael J. Smith Field in Beaufort.
RALEIGH — N.C. Department of Transportation crews, contractors and volunteers have collected more than 9 million pounds of litter from roadsides this year and are on pace to exceed the state’s record for litter collection set in 2019.
MOREHEAD CITY — In consideration of rising construction cost estimates and reduced projected revenues, a workgroup made up of transportation officials and advisors from across the state has decided to pause development of the 2024-33 State Transportation Improvement Program in the local inpu…
EMERALD ISLE — Friday, Emerald Isle unveiled three live cameras near the B. Cameron Langston high-rise bridge, giving motorists a bird’s-eye view of Highway 58 traffic conditions on the west end of town.
BEAUFORT — It still needs final sign off from the Local Government Commission, but county commissioners have approved a cash flow arrangement with the Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority that will allow the airport to proceed with constructing 28 airplane hangars at the Michael J. Smi…
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Department of Transportation has determined there’s no need for a speed limit reduction on a portion of Highway 24 in Morehead City, a change the city council requested out of consideration for safety concerns along the increasingly busy corridor.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation needs volunteers to help clean up trash during the Adopt-A-Highway fall litter sweep Saturday, Sept. 11 to Saturday, Sept. 25.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority has approved, contingent on working out a cash flow arrangement with the county, awarding a roughly $4 million bid package to Trader Construction Co. of New Bern to rebuilding 28 hangars at Michael J. Smith Field Airport in Beaufort.
BEAUFORT — The bids are in, and even the lowest offer was $300,000 more than what airport officials have budgeted for a grant-funded project to rebuild 28 hangars at the Michael J. Smith Field Airport in Beaufort.
HARKERS ISLAND — The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract for a long-awaited project to replace the two bridges that connect Straits on the mainland to Harkers Island with a single span.