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Oopsie! DOT forgets to spellcheck interstate sign

Brian Ethridge - Jul 29, 2014

Oopsie! DOT forgets to spellcheck interstate sign

Nobody's perfect! Not even the folks who handle signage for the Department of Transportation. The North Carolina DOT was so excited to open up its new flyover bridge from Johnston Road to Interstate 485, that it might have forgotten to ...

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Some North Carolina drivers can “NOLY” turn right

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 01, 2014

Some North Carolina drivers can “NOLY” turn right

Some drivers in Cornelius, N.C., were amused yesterday when they found a misspelling in a newly-constructed right turn lane, according to WBTV. The error, which tells drivers to turn right “NOLY” instead of “ONLY,” was attributed to a job finished well ...

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4 states announce major project developments

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 27, 2014

4 states announce major project developments

Four states have announced major developments in transportation projects this week. Projects in Montana, North Carolina, Illinois and Arkansas were pushed forward, with most receiving a significant amount of funds. Montana A $15.6 million reconstruction project is underway on the notoriously dangerous Highway ...

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North Carolina DOT: Future state funding likely to include tolls

Amanda Bayhi - May 28, 2014

North Carolina DOT: Future state funding likely to include tolls

North Carolina is likely to begin using tolls to help fund state highway maintenance and expansions, according to The Daily News, Jacksonville. North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Chief Deputy Secretary Nick Tennyson recently told attendees at a public information session ...

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Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 25, 2014

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

How much does your state need each year to fund necessary road repairs through 2017? Texas needs $4,636 million annually, making it the state with the highest amount of funding needed, according to a report from Bloomberg. Following close behind are North ...

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10 States with the Worst Drivers

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 19, 2013

10 States with the Worst Drivers

When I’m driving, if someone cuts me off, I’ll momentarily think, “These are some of the worst drivers!” Now, that’s a bit melodramatic. But for drivers in 10 states, that statement isn’t too far from the truth. CarInsuranceComparison.com released a report on ...

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11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 28, 2013

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

Most drivers probably know by now that it’s not a great idea to text while driving. But that isn’t stopping all drivers from from using phones behind the wheel. Each day, about 660,000 drivers in the U.S. use a phone or ...

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The Mayor and the Secretary: Foxx watching

John Latta - Jul 25, 2013

The Mayor and the Secretary: Foxx watching

While Anthony Foxx has yet to light up the headlines, he has started work at a tough job with what appears to be a lukewarm and not-too-long honeymoon period. So we wait to see just what kind of Secretary of Transportation ...

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States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-, electric-vehicle fees

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 10, 2013

States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-, electric-vehicle fees

In an attempt to battle lost taxes due to increased hybrid and electric car use, six states are working to create laws to tax fuel-efficient vehicles, Automotive News and Bloomberg reported. Electric and hybrid car sales have continuously risen in the ...

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Foxx confirmation hearing concludes smoothly

Amanda Bayhi - May 23, 2013

Foxx confirmation hearing concludes smoothly

Yesterday’s confirmation hearing for President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Transportation, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, concluded smoothly, with Foxx making few promises to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and with no hostile questions raised, the New York Times ...

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Senate committee on transportation to move quickly on Foxx nomination, Rockefeller says

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 30, 2013

Senate committee on transportation to move quickly on Foxx nomination, Rockefeller says

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) said Monday that his panel would move quickly to hold a confirmation hearing on President Obama's nomination of Anthony Foxx as the next Secretary of Transportation, The Hill reported. Though Rockefeller ...

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Obama expected to nominate Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 29, 2013

Obama expected to nominate Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary

  President Obama is expected to nominate Anthony Foxx, mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, as his new transportation secretary today, USA Today reported. If the Senate approves, Foxx will replace Ray LaHood. Foxx has led several transit infrastructure efforts in his city, including ...

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