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Timeline for new Cape Fear crossing pushed back

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.

Rabon’s proposal could sink Skyway project

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.

Cape Fear Skyway to be discussed with NC officials

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.

StarNews: Committee to ask DOT to name interchange for Wilson

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

ONLY ON 3: Local leaders look to state to expand rail service

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.

Region’s road project list trimmed to save money

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.

ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Barfield threatens to remove Mayor Futch from Transportation Advisory Committee

"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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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.