New Members Take Seats on N.C. Board of Transportation

WILMINGTON – Two new members joined the N.C. Board of Transportation during the board’s monthly meeting in Wilmington Thursday, and three board members moved into new assignments. Gov. Roy Cooper earlier this month nominated Thomas Taft Jr. of Greenville and Michael Alford of Jacksonville as new board members. He also nominated three current members to […]

NC has one of the country’s most beautiful rest stops – and it’s next to a swamp

April 26, 2018: Raleigh: As buildings go, those at the state welcome center at Dismal Swamp on U.S. 17, just south of the Virginia state line, don’t seem all that special — two single-story structures connected by a breezeway. But the setting, including a boardwalk and benches along the Dismal Swamp Canal, earned the center […]

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Contract Awarded for U.S. 17 Business Improvements in Perquimans County

Perquimans River Bridge Rendering

Hertford’s 90-year-old “S-Bridge” to be replaced February 2, 2018 | RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $57 million contract to replace the Perquimans River Bridge in Hertford and make safety improvements on a stretch of U.S. Highway 17 Business between Hertford and Winfall. The contract, awarded to a design-build team led […]