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Posts Tagged ‘North Carolina’

North Carolina: Active Routes to School

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
North Carolina: Active Routes to School

In a joint partnership with North Carolina’s Division of Public Health, NCDOT is proud to support North Carolina’s Active Routes to School Program. Sponsoring events at schools around the state, the Active Routes to School Program is making a positive impact on the lives of many of our younger citizens.

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Drilling Is Tragic For Marine Life

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Top: Bottlenose dolphins. Middle: Right whales. Lower: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill containment effort.

ENVIRONMENT NORTH CAROLINA
Our coasts are home to stunning wildlife and incredible beaches, from the Jersey Shore to the Outer Banks to the Chesapeake Bay. Unfortunately offshore drilling is putting our natural heritage and marine life at risk. On ‘good’ days, drilling kills and injures wildlife and threatens human health and the economy. When they happen (which is all too frequently) major disasters such as the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon blowout are catastrophic.

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The 50 States of Solar

Friday, March 20th, 2015

NC CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY CENTER

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Bus Rapid Transit in the Pacific Northwest

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Bus Rapid Transit in the Pacific Northwest

The Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) is the business leadership group for regional mobility in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina including Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Cary.

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Raleigh, NC: Phase II of the “Fortify” Project

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Raleigh, NC: Phase II of the “Fortify” Project

The North Carolina Department of Transportation project to fortify two of the Triangle’s busiest roads is in its second phase. The Fortify project involves removing and replacing an 11.5-mile stretch of I-40 and I-440 to address immediate safety concerns.

The project is not just about rebuilding a road, it is also about fortifying a community. For more information, visit the project website, www.fortifync.com.

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Asheville, NC: Why North Carolina Needs the I-26 Connector Project

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Asheville, NC: Why North Carolina Needs the I-26 Connector Project

This video provides an animated representation of the proposed alternatives for each section of the project, and also contains narration which further serves as a guide as to how each alternative would operate if constructed.

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Raleigh, NC: Temporary Asphalt Plant Facilitates Road Work

Monday, February 24th, 2014
Raleigh, NC: Temporary Asphalt Plant Facilitates Road Work

Granite Construction is putting the finishing touches on an asphalt plant for the Fortify construction project that will make it easier on motorists and taxpayers’ wallets now that construction is underway.

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Charlotte, NC: Extending the LYNX Blue Line

Thursday, November 14th, 2013
Charlotte, NC: Extending the LYNX Blue Line

The LYNX Blue Line in Charlotte is a popular, effective transportation option for people who live and work in and around the Queen City. Since opening in 2007, the 9.3-mile rail line has served more than 15,000 passengers daily, taking citizens to jobs, education, and sporting events.
Now, the Blue Line Extension will add 9 miles to the system, expanding the state’s first light rail corridor from Center City to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The expansion will support economic growth in the city and offer even more ways to connect people with places, goods and services.
-NCDOTcommunications on YouTube

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North Carolina: Strategic Transportation Investments

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
North Carolina: Strategic Transportation Investments

-NCDOTcommunications on YouTube

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Raleigh, NC: Getting the “Complete 540″ Project Underway

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Raleigh, NC: Getting the “Complete 540″ Project Underway

The Complete 540 study for the southeast extension of the Triangle Expressway is once again underway, following a two-year delay. The Complete 540 project will provide a more direct route and quicker access to RTP, the RDU airport, and major employment and activity centers along NC 540 for rapidly growing communities south and east of Raleigh. Completing 540 will connect the final section of the outer loop from Holly Springs to Knightdale.

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