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Official: 1 dead in collapse of old Outer Banks bridge

Authorities on the North Carolina coast say one person is dead after a portion of an old bridge on the Outer Banks collapsed and fell into the water.

Businesses safe for now: Carolina Beach Road widening project on hold until 2029

A project that's been delayed several times has been placed on hold for the next several years.

I-95 South closes in Robeson County for emergency repairs

The NC Department of Transportation closed Interstate 95 South this afternoon at Exit 10 in Robeson County to perform emergency repairs.

Columbus County intersection project requires temporary closure

Parts of the intersection of N.C. 87 and U.S. 74 near the Columbus-Brunswick county line will close temporarily beginning Tuesday for reconstruction.

All aboard! Amtrak announces goal to bring trains to Wilmington

Planes, trains, and automobiles. Wilmington used to have access to all three. And after a recent Amtrak proposal, it might again.

NCDOT completes tornado cleanup in Brunswick County

Crews with the N.C. Department of Transportation and a North Carolina contract company have completed cleanup from a tornado in Brunswick County last month.

NCDOT: More than 2 million pounds of roadside litter collected this year

As part of its litter removal efforts, N.C. Department of Transportation crews, contractors, and volunteers have now collected more than 2 million pounds of litter from roadsides this year. 

Bladen County bridge construction requires traffic pattern change

The U.S. 701 bridge spanning the Cape Fear River will temporarily operate in a one-lane pattern this month, so workers can safely put down more pavement needed for the construction of the new bridge.

Drew Cox named Highway Division 6 new leader by NCDOT

Cox succeeds Greg Burns, who was promoted last month to become the Eastern Deputy Chief Engineer

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Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

By November 2022, the agency projects Lake Mead could drop to levels that could threaten the ability to generate electricity at Hoover Dam.

After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.

3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.

Panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The final rate increases haven't been finalized.