Our Thanksgiving travel guide will tell you about gas prices; which interstate to avoid on your way to Virginia; where you can find a fenced-in dog park off Interstate 95 to let Fido run around; why you’ll see so many troopers along I-40, and which day and times at Raleigh-Durham International Airport are expected to be the busiest.
Some Triangle Expressway drivers will soon see changes designed to prevent wrong-way drivers. If the test by the N.C. Turnpike Authority is a success, it will be rolled out throughout the Triangle toll road and in Union County late next year.
The N.C. Department of Transportation wants to hear from the public on its plans to remake a 3-mile stretch of U.S. 64 through Siler City by adding sidewalks, crosswalks and a median from U.S. 421 to North Glenn Avenue.
The Travelers Companies has launched a national campaign targeting the use of cellphones and other distractions while driving called Every Second Matters. It started Monday with a forum at N.C. State University.
The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Bicycle Helmet Initiative has provided thousands of helmets to low-income kids since 2007 using money from the sale of special “Share the Road” cycling license plates.
A major CSX railroad transportation center planned for Rocky Mount is now in doubt, due to a reassessment the company is doing of its traditional hub-and-spoke strategy. It was originally planned for Johnston County.
The N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded Penhall Co. of Los Angeles a $10.2 million contract to repair Interstate 40 from mile marker 313, near N.C. 42, to just beyond the Interstate 95 interchange in Johnston County.
Ozone, the main ingredient of smog, exceeded federal standards somewhere in North Carolina four days in the summer of 2017, the fewest since the state began monitoring the air in the early 1970s, according to the N.C. Division of Air Quality.
Four years ago, the Raleigh City Council asked the state Department of Transportation to widen a busy 1-mile stretch of Falls of Neuse Road between Interstate 540 and Durant Road. Now residents of the Muirfield neighborhood want the city to reconsider its support for the project.