State officials are still discouraging people from driving to southeastern North Carolina because of flooded and damaged roads, including large sections of Interstate 40 and Interstate 95, and U.S. 421.
With the Lumber, Cape Fear, Neuse and Northeast Cape Fear rivers at or near record flood levels in southeast North Carolina, the state Department of Transportation says it has no idea when Interstates 95 and 40 or other major highways to and from the coast will reopen.
The state of North Carolina is arranging for the large transport ship MV Cape Ray to ferry trucks and supplies into the Port of Wilmington to relieve shortages in the city caused by Hurricane Florence flooding.
The rain from first Hurricane and then Tropical Storm Florence has finally stopped in Eastern North Carolina, but flooding continues, and the N.C. Department of Transportation says hundreds of roads are still closed.
Hurricane Florence closed nearly every major road and highway in eastern North Carolina due to flooding. Travel is dangerous because NC DOT advisories can’t keep up with changing and extreme weather conditions.
With Hurricane Florence expected to slam North Carolina on Thursday, the N.C. Department of Transportation is being forced to apply some of the lessons it learned from Hurricane Matthew just two years ago.
Graymon Ward’s painting ‘Pizza Time’ on a traffic island at Peace and Salisbury streets in downtown Raleigh is the first of 16 pieces of sidewalk art planned for Raleigh ArtBeats, a joint project of the city transportation and arts departments.
Raleigh, North Carolina, purchased 17 buses that run on compressed natural gas rather than diesel fuel. The switch is part of a larger city transportation effort to improve energy efficiency and reduce air pollution by switching to alternative fuels.
The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles doesn’t really know how long you’ve been waiting in line at its driver’s license offices, and DMV Commissioner Torre Jessup said Wednesday it will try to fix that.
Police, sheriff’s deputies and state troopers in North Carolina are in the midst of their Labor Day Booze It and Lose It campaign to discourage drunk driving, which will include sobriety checkpoints statewide.
A group of Triangle residents visited Richmond, Virginia, to ride the Pulse, the city’s new bus rapid transit line. Raleigh, Cary, Wake County and Chapel Hill plan to build similar BRT systems in coming years.