Cape Fear Skyway
Timeline for new Cape Fear crossing pushed back
Submitted by on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 7:34am.

The timeline for another crossing of the Cape Fear River has been pushed back again. At a meeting Monday of the Cape Fear Crossing Work Group, consultants from URS Corp. said a draft of the environmental impact study will be completed in spring 2016, and a final study will be approved in the summer of 2017.

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Skyway, other turnpike projects removed from NC House bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 11:45am.

Three contentious turnpike projects are no longer included in Gov. Pat McCrory's transportation overhaul. The House Appropriations Committee adopted a new version of the bill Tuesday that removed the Cape Fear Skyway, the Garden Parkway and the Mid-Currituck Bridge from the plan.

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Turnpike projects, including Cape Fear Skyway, added to McCrory's road overhaul
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 9:52am.

Some North Carolina lawmakers say approving Gov. Pat McCrory's transportation overhaul will be a bit harder after a House committee added several turnpike projects to the bill.

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Tata: NC DOT backs deleting 3 toll-road mandates, including Skyway
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 8:02am.

Gov. Pat McCrory's administration supports a bill to eliminate a mandate on North Carolina transportation officials to build toll-road projects in Gaston County, the northern Outer Banks and near Wilmington.

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Leland looking at re-prioritizing road projects
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 4:08pm.

videoLeland is changing its priorities on the road. At this week's town council meeting, leaders will consider a series of resolutions that would push for changes.

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Rabon's proposal could sink Skyway project
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 5:27pm.

video The Cape Fear Skyway was supposed to ease congestion between New Hanover and Brunswick counties. But it might never happen after a proposal from state Sen. Bill Rabon. Years of planning and people getting their hopes up might have been for nothing.

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Tunnel will be considered for new Cape Fear crossing
Submitted by on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 3:19pm.

video A meeting meant to kickstart the building of another crossing of the Cape Fear River between Brunswick County and Wilmington put the option of a tunnel on the table while showcasing local officials’ wariness of the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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Cape Fear Skyway to be discussed with NC officials
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 9:17am.

Leaders in the Wilmington area want to meet with North Carolina transportation officials to discuss the possibility of building a toll road almost 10 miles long that would be known as the Cape Fear Skyway.

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Transportation secretary updates I-140, Skyway Bridge projects
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 08/13/2012 - 3:48pm.

Transportation Secretary Gene Conti met with city leaders at City Hall. He discussed the success and failures of his department as well as the challenges facing the state going forward.

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ONLY ON 3: Leland Mayor Futch asks feds to investigate Barfield, Thompson, Sue & Saffo
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:59pm.

video While he has no interest finding out if allegations of misconduct and corruption within his police department are true, Leland Mayor Walter Futch has found time to ask the Department of Transportation to investigate allegations of conspiracy against area political leaders.

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