Motorists can expect delays while crossing the Emerald Isle Bridge or traveling Highway 70 in Morehead City in the coming weeks.
Federal appeals court affirms mid-Currituck bridge decision
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled that transportation agencies did not violate National Environmental Policy Act by not issuing a new environmental study.
Federal grant to accelerate Alligator River bridge project
The $110 million National Infrastructure Project Assistance program grant is one of nine awarded nationwide and will go toward the estimated $294 million project to replace the Lindsay C. Warren Bridge completed in 1962.
Appeals court upholds decision on mid-Currituck bridge
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit affirmed a December 2021 district court decision that found environmental rules were followed on proposed bridge plans.
Basnight Bridge, Bonner Pier inspections to begin
The work will require daytime lane closures for the bridge, while small sections of the pier that is used for sightseeing and fishing will be closed during the inspection.
Public may provide input on proposed Buxton pathway
Comment period ends March 28 on the proposed multiuse pathway connecting Buxton to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and surrounding areas.
Carteret to hold transportation planning meeting March 7
The public meeting on the county’s comprehensive transportation plan is to be from 5:30-7 p.m. March 7 in Newport.
Public meetings set on draft Clean Transportation Plan
Open house meetings on the coast will take place the evening of March 1 at First Christian Church in Elizabeth City, and Leland Cultural Arts Center in Leland.
Meeting Feb. 28 on new Carteret County transportation plan
North Carolina Department of Transportation and county officials will be on hand to answer questions and receive comments during the meeting in Beaufort.
Work on North Topsail Beach Bridge to begin Monday
Routine maintenance of the Onslow County bridge will require a lane closure 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until March 20.
Dare moves toward Avon Harbor dredging project
Dare County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution in favor of advancing the dredging of Avon Harbor, a project that will also provide sand for soundside shorelines.
Ferry shipyard receives grant to improve paint facility
The $1.3 million federal grant and a matching $336,000 from the Ferry Division will be used to improve lighting and fix the peeling paint on the steel beams.
Public can weigh in on Cooper’s clean trucks mandate
The Department of Environmental Quality is hosting two webinars Wednesday to get public input on the governor’s directive to create an Advanced Clean Trucks program.
Ferry Division to host four career events along NC coast
Ferry Division hiring events are set for Feb. 2 in Shallotte, Feb. 16 in Manns Harbor, Feb. 20 in Morehead City and Feb. 28 in Hatteras.
Miss Katie dredge on track to work in Hatteras Inlet
The new state dredge Miss Katie is on track to be able to work in the Connector Channel by early February.
Cape Carteret seeks additional state grant for trail construction
Cape Carteret Commissioners unanimously voted to apply for a $100,000 grant to build the remaining 1.2-mile segment of the Cape Carteret Trail.