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Posts Tagged ‘North Carolina’

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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NC DOT: Ready to Respond for Hurricane Season

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

The N.C. Department of Transportation is prepared and ready to respond to whatever Mother Nature may bring this hurricane season. In this video, NCDOT highlights the tools it uses before, during and after storms strike to keep you informed and safe. -NCDOTcommunications on YouTube.

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Building Better Budgets: A National Examination of the Fiscal Benefits of Smart Growth Development

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
Building Better Budgets: A National Examination of the Fiscal Benefits of Smart Growth Development

SMART GROWTH AMERICA
Local governments across the country have compared development strategies to understand their impact on municipal finances. These studies generally compare two or more different development scenarios, and help local leaders make informed decisions about new development based on the costs or revenues associated with them.

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Fracking in North Carolina – Groundwater Sampling

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Fracking in North Carolina – Groundwater Sampling from Douglas A. Harned on Vimeo. Melinda Chapman and Sharon Fitzgerald discuss the U.S. Geological Survey groundwater sampling program to characterize water-suppy well water quality in the area of North Carolina with potential for shale gas production. The sampling program is designed to provide a pre-devolpment baseline that […]

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Raleigh, NC: Transit for a Better Wake County

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Transit for a Better Wake County from CAFT on Vimeo. ┬áThe Capital Area Friends of Transit (CAFT) is a Wake County based alliance of over 40 local and state organizations, more than 100 civic leaders and thousands of citizens who support a plan for regional public transit in the Triangle. CAFT supports the Wake County […]

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