NCDOT awarded a $185 million contract to a New Jersey-based company to build 7 of the 12.6-mile U.S. 17 bypass of Hampstead.
The state Ferry Division is hosting four job fairs in eastern North Carolina in the coming weeks.
The delay will allow NCDOT ferry and road crews to check roads and ferry ramps for snow and ice conditions.
A subcommittee of the N.C. 12 Task Force has cited five areas of concern for the vulnerable roadway: Ocracoke, Sandy Bay between Frisco and Hatteras Village, Buxton, Avon and the canal zone around the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
The Outer Banks town was selected for federal funding for its proposed living shoreline and highway resiliency project.
The Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach ferry route will continue to run on an adjusted schedule through Jan. 17 due to COVID-19 cases and exposures.
Southern Shores town council is taking some short-term steps to push along the proposed mid-Currituck bridge, which has been the held up in a yearslong legal battle.
The new “jug handle” bridge bypassing the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is set to open early this year.
The Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach ferry route will be on an alternate schedule Jan. 6-10 because of COVID-19 exposure and cases among employees.
NCDOT has awarded a $20 million contract for safety and operational improvements to Colington Road in Dare County.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation was nationally recognized for the Marc Basnight Bridge and completed several projects along the coast in 2021.
Currituck-Knotts Island and Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry routes are on a modified schedule this week due to COVID-19 cases and exposures among the staff.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of NCDOT and Federal Highway Administration over a lawsuit filed by conservation groups and a local organization opposed to the proposed mid-Currituck bridge.
Dare County Waterways Commission members have heard from fishermen and boat captains that the recent dredging of Hatteras Inlet’s South Ferry Channel improved navigation.
Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach, Hatteras-Ocracoke, Southport-Fort Fisher and Currituck-Knotts Island ferry routes will be on a reduced schedule Dec. 24-25.
Nonprofits in North Carolina and Ohio that celebrate aviation history are joining together to celebrate Friday the 118th anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ first flight.