The Department of Transportation has turned to researchers at N.C. State University to test girders from the demolished Bonner Bridge to improve tomorrow’s bridge designs.
Ocracoke ferry routes will transition to the fall schedule next week.
Airports in Dare, Carteret and Hyde counties have been approved for state and federal funding to improve safety and customer service.
Marc Basnight Bridge will be closed to traffic from 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday while NCDOT performs a high-resolution scan.
The Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route is on a reduced schedule starting Friday and the Currituck-Knotts Island ferry route will be suspended Saturday through Monday while the staff support the Hatteras-Ocracoke route temporarily short-staffed due to COVID-19.
State transportation officials say they are collaborating with climate scientists to improve design standards for bridge and roadway projects that better anticipate the effects of climate change.
Workers connected this week the two trestles being used to build the Rodanthe “jug handle” bridge.
The Currituck-Knotts Island ferry route will be out of service Wednesday while crews retrieve the M/V James B. Hunt, which has been undergoing routine maintenance.
State highway officials have scheduled a public update on the ongoing Rodanthe “jug handle” bridge project.
Since Jan. 1 of this year, the state Department of Transportation’s crews, contractors and volunteers have collected more than 9 million pounds of litter from roadsides.
The state legislature has approved more funding for the passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke to continue until Sept. 6
The Currituck-Knotts Island route will be closed Wednesday while crews replace the route’s vessel.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is set to hold a virtual public hearing Tuesday on a proposed amendment to Green Swamp Preserve to accommodate replacing a bridge on N.C. 211 In Brunswick County.
NCDOT seeks volunteers to help clean up state roadways during the annual fall litter sweep in September.
About $10.2 million in matching grant funds have been awarded to 12 short line railroads and the North Carolina Ports Authority as part of NCDOT’s Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has made available at no charge its detailed 2021-22 statewide map.