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NCDOT to Widen, Raise I-95 Through Lumberton to Prevent Floods

Torrential rain from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 sent the Lumber River over its banks onto Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., closing the East Coast's main north-south highway for several days. Just two years later, it happened again after Hurricane Florence....


NC I-26 Interchange for Pratt & Whitney Site Could Cost Up to $35M

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is fast-tracking a new interchange on Interstate 26 south of Asheville as part of the economic development package surrounding the new $650 million Pratt & Whitney aircraft engine parts plant currently under construction....


VIDEO: Controlled Demolition Blows Center Span of Old Outer Banks Bridge

The last remaining center span of one of North Carolina's most famous bridges went up in smoke and flying debris on May 27 as part of a controlled explosion. Contractors blasted the final remaining horizontal section of the old Herbert C....


North Carolina DOT Needs Skilled Workers, Will Offer Free Training

There is a little-known advantage to western North Carolina's Interstate 26 construction in Buncombe and Henderson counties — free training for new workers. Through the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), people in underserved communities are eligible to attend highway construction trade academies (HCTA)....


UMA to Break NCDOT Record for Largest Square Footage of Soil Nail Wall

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, is working on a project that will become the largest square footage of soil nail walls done under a single contract in North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) history....


NCDOT Approves Dozens of Road Improvements Across Central North Carolina

Tarheel State residents need to get ready for road construction in 2021, as the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) gave the green light to dozens of road projects in the central part of the state in early January....


NCDOT Awards Several Road, Bridge Contracts

In the two days before Christmas, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) played Santa Claus by presenting Tarheel drivers and out-of-state motorists with several upcoming road improvement projects statewide as well as an upgrade to a coastal bridge....


NCDOT Has Not Abandoned Plans to Widen I-95 in Robeson County

Plans to widen Interstate 95 in Robeson County still are in motion, with all of them fully funded and construction scheduled to begin in 2022, said a spokesman of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)....


Wilmington, N.C.'s Hampstead Bypass Work Delayed Again

Wilmington, N.C.,'s Hampstead bypass has been delayed once again. The North Carolina Board of Transportation voted unanimously Oct. 8 to delay work on the long-awaited bypass along with scores of other projects throughout the state....


North Carolina Approves $700M in Bonds for Road Construction

North Carolina state officials approved the issuing of $700 million in bonds Oct. 6 to support road construction and repairs. The 10-member Council of State unanimously passed a resolution that initiates the Build NC bonds sale, part of a $3 billion transportation package approved by the General Assembly in 2018....