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COVID-19 forces NCDOT to delay most projects

As North Carolina residents have stayed home to stop the spread of COVID-19, traffic volumes have plummeted, causing at least a $300 million budget shortfall for the N.C. Department of Transportation.

NCDOT budget to take huge hit due to COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is facing a rough road ahead because of the coronavirus. NCDOT spokeswoman Lauren Haviland said the impact of COVID-19 on the NCDOT has been profound due to the severe reduction in gas tax revenue.

NCDOT conducting survey to shape future of transportation

The N.C. Department of Transportation is seeking input to help shape the future of transportation in North Carolina.

Improvements coming to I-40 in Pender, Duplin counties

Nearly 30 miles of Interstate 40 in Duplin and Pender counties will receive improvements.

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route likely suspended until October

The North Carolina Ferry System’s Southport-Fort Fisher route will likely be offline for several weeks as workers repair a ferry ramp system on the Southport side.

Kerr Avenue widening project nearly finished

A $22 million project to widen a Wilmington Road is expected to wrap up by Labor Day.

TRAFFIC ALERT: New employee training causing nightly bridge delay

The drive between Wilmington and Brunswick County could take a little longer during the overnight areas because of new employee training on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge.

North Carolina seeks public comment on use of drones

The state Transportation Department wants to hear from North Carolina residents about what they think of drones.

DOT to discuss two Castle Hayne road projects

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Thursday night on two proposed projects in New Hanover County.

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