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NC highway contractor fined $30K per day for unfinished work

An Interstate 77 toll lane contractor is being fined $30,000 per day for unfinished work in North Carolina.

One killed after bus engulfed by flames on North Carolina roadway

A trooper told WSOC-TV that the dead victim was an 82-year-old woman. It wasn't immediately clear if she was a passenger on the bus.

Accident scatters chicken parts across highway

Chicken parts were scattered across a section of Interstate 77 in North Carolina after an accident

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.

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.

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.

NC senator, business group opposes Interstate 77 toll lanes

There's another effort to side-track plans for toll lanes on Interstate 77 north of Charlotte. Multiple media outlets report a meeting in Cornelius on Thursday night discussed the possibility of canceling the state's plans to add toll lanes from north Charlotte to Mooresville.

I-77 toll lane construction to start in 2015

State highway officials say construction of Interstate 77 toll lanes in the Charlotte area is scheduled to begin either next spring or summer, with new lanes slated to open in four years. The Charlotte Observer reports the proposed toll lanes will be built between Brookshire Freeway in Charlotte and Exit 36 in Mooresville.

NC man captured on video riding on back of car

Police in North Carolina say a man clung to the back of a moving car as it drove down an interstate highway. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police spokesman Keith Trietley said Monday that the man was trying to stop a woman who drove off after the man assaulted her inside a store. A police report said the man grabbed the woman's arm and pulled her down during an argument.

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