The Ferry Division announced its recent receipt of a federal grant to study the possibility of building a second site to service the fleet.
Eastbound lanes heading into Wilmington are anticipated to close as early as Jan. 3, officials say.
The Southport-Fort Fisher ferry will operate on a modified, one-boat schedule Monday while a Netflix crew films aboard one of the two boats on the route.
During the Nov. 18 event, there will be vintage and modern aircraft, presentations about the airport’s history, historic reenactments, live music, antique cars, food trucks, vendors and a silent auction
The schedule change is set for Wednesday, Nov.1, and Thursday, Nov. 2.
Harold Thomas, who retired in August as the director of the North Carolina Ferry Division, was honored today with the Outstanding Government Service Award during the Governor’s Awards for Excellence ceremony.
UPDATED: The Currituck-Knotts Island ferry will make its early morning and late afternoon school runs Oct. 25-26 but service will be suspended for the rest of the day to allow for a paving project near the Currituck terminal to proceed.
The Department of Transportation plans to conduct a routine inspection of the N.C. 133 bridge to Oak Island over the Intracoastal Waterway this week.
The county board wrote that the situation with shoaling in the channel used by ferries that serve Ocracoke Island had become dire, lengthening travel times and “limiting life-saving services in one of the most treacherous areas along the entire East Coast.”
New series: The Down East Resilience Network brought together state agency representatives, scientists, residents and advocates for a two-day community conversation on changes Down East since the 2018 Category 1 storm and how to prepare for the next.
Joey Hopkins, the former chief operating officer at NCDOT, is now the transportation secretary.
Carteret County residents had the opportunity to view maps and ask questions during a public information session last week about a plan to build a new multi-use terminal at the N.C. Port of Morehead City on Radio Island.
The work is to improve connectivity and provide a long-term, safe and efficient crossings of Lees Cut and Banks Channel for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians.
NCDOT reinstalled the off-season speed limit signs along N.C. 12 in Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Corolla and Frisco, and parts of Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation is asking the public to vote for its early flood warning system, a “Top 12″ finalist in the 2023 America’s Transportation Awards competition.
Historical analysis: Morehead City, incorporated in 1857 and planned around a proposed railroad line connecting the coast to the Piedmont, could see its transportation importance and infrastructure grow significantly in the years ahead.