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6 months ago
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House panel backs canceling I-77 toll lane contract

Some North Carolina lawmakers are supporting efforts to cancel an agreement with a private developer to build toll lanes along Interstate 77 north of Charlotte.
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11 months ago
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Charlotte City Council backs toll lanes on Interstate 77

Charlotte City Council has voted to support toll lanes on Interstate 77, a move that means the project will likely move forward.
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11 months ago
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Judge says I-77 toll lane project is constitutional

A judge has ruled that the proposed toll lanes for Interstate 77 north of Charlotte are constitutional.
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1 year ago
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North Carolina considers another toll project contract

Transportation officials are working on a proposed contract for another toll road project.
Tata: NC DOT backs deleting 3 toll-road mandates, including Skyway
4 years ago
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Tata: NC DOT backs deleting 3 toll-road mandates, including Skyway

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.
NC panel wants more workers to talk on DOT letters
4 years ago
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NC panel wants more workers to talk on DOT letters

A North Carolina senator wants to hear from more state employees before deciding how to respond to Gov. Bev Perdue's administration officials changing letters from a Department of Transportation executive without his approval.
Perdue aide speaks to NC Senate panel over letters
4 years ago
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Perdue aide speaks to NC Senate panel over letters

A senior adviser to North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue says he regrets how changes to letters under a Department of Transportation executive's signature were handled, but he says there was no attempt to deliberately mislead lawmakers.
NC Senate panel wants more info on highway letter
4 years ago
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NC Senate panel wants more info on highway letter

A Senate committee is investigating a letter that a senator received from the North Carolina Department of Transportation about funding for two highway toll projects that turned out to be false.
NC’s first modern-day toll road starts collecting
5 years ago
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NC’s first modern-day toll road starts collecting

Tolls are now being collected on the first toll road in modern-day North Carolina history.
Toll passes go on sale in NC ahead of road opening
5 years ago
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Toll passes go on sale in NC ahead of road opening

North Carolina's first toll road is almost ready for drivers, and the state has begun selling electronic passes for people who plan to drive the expressway.