Transportation Advisory Committee
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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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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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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StarNews: Committee to ask DOT to name interchange for Wilson
Submitted by on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 5:45pm.

A proposal to dedicate an interchange in honor of Lanny Wilson, a former member of the state's Board of Transportation, is moving forward.

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ONLY ON 3: Local leaders look to state to expand rail service
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 11:55pm.

video Everyone is looking for more jobs and business to get our economy back on track. Transportation planners say one solution could be restoring a 27-mile stretch of railroad between Castle Hayne and Wallace.

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Region's road project list trimmed to save money
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 08/10/2011 - 3:51pm.

video Funding for several road construction projects in our area have been cut. The NCDOT’s 10-year transportation improvement plan was underfunded by $73 million. In order to offset that amount, funding for seven projects will be eliminated.

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ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Barfield threatens to remove Mayor Futch from Transportation Advisory Committee
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 01/27/2011 - 4:25pm.

"Walter, the games have got to stop, if you cannot control yourself, I request that the Leland Town Council appoint another member to take your place and then you can follow up all of your unfounded accusations as a citizen seeking answers."

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