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Highway 117 to Close for Funeral Service Tuesday

Highway 117 to Close for Funeral Service Tuesday

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will be closing US-117 North from NC-55 in Mount Olive through Genoa Road tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, 2022, from 10:45 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The closure will remain in place during Sergeant Matthew Fishman’s funeral service to allow first responders the opportunity to line US-117 North for the…read more »

Pipe Replacement to Temporarily Close Roads

Pipe Replacement to Temporarily Close Roads

Beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, East New Hope Road between Mark Edwards and Millers Chapel roads will close. NCDOT crews plan to have the road east of Goldsboro closed for about two days. If drivers need to access either side of the closure, they’ll be detoured onto New Hope, Central Heights, Thoroughfare, and Millers Chapel roads. Crews…read more »

Mount Olive Driver License Office to Close

Mount Olive Driver License Office to Close

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will soon close its Mount Olive driver license office located at 110 N. Chestnut St.  The last date services will be provided at that location is July 29. Following the closure, the Mount Olive DMV staff will be reassigned to Wayne County’s other driver license office in Goldsboro (701…read more »

NCDOT Removing Lane Closures For Independence Day Travel

NCDOT Removing Lane Closures For Independence Day Travel

N.C. Department of Transportation contractors in Wayne County and across the state will remove nearly all lane closures to reduce traffic congestion over the Independence Day holiday weekend.  Crews will remove lane closures and open all lanes where possible on interstates and highways on the morning of Thursday, June 30 and keep the lanes open…read more »

NCDOT To Close Part Of NC 42 In Wilson County This Weekend

NCDOT To Close Part Of NC 42 In Wilson County This Weekend

Starting tomorrow, the NCDOT says expect delays if you are driving in Wilson County. Officials say both directions of N.C. 42 east of U .S. 301 are scheduled to close beginning at 7 p.m. Construction crews will be installing a larger-diameter drainage pipe underneath the pavement. A detour will send motorists along Varnell Road, Weaver…read more »

Annual Campaign Reminds North Carolina Drivers To Stop Speeding

Annual Campaign Reminds North Carolina Drivers To Stop Speeding

The Governor’s Highway Safety Program is raising awareness about the dangers of speeding with the ‘Speed A Little, Lose A Lot’ campaign. They say driving too fast is one of the main causes of deaths and injuries on our roads. Speeding-related deaths have increased by 17% in the last five years. Law enforcement is using…read more »

NCDOT Gets The Green Light On US 70 Bypass To Become New Interstate 42

NCDOT Gets The Green Light On US 70 Bypass To Become New Interstate 42

The N.C. Department of Transportation has received federal approval to designate two bypass segments of U.S. 70 in Johnston, Wayne and Lenoir counties as Interstate 42. The announcement was made during a meeting of the I-42/U.S. 70 Corridor Commission in Smithfield. The commission, which advocates for improvements along this corridor east of Raleigh, includes elected…read more »

NCDOT’s Spring Litter Sweep Runs April 16-30

NCDOT’s Spring Litter Sweep Runs April 16-30

The N.C. Department of Transportation needs volunteers to help clean up trash along roads during the Adopt-A-Highway Spring Litter Sweep from April 16-30. Each April and September, NCDOT asks volunteers to help remove litter from roadsides. Volunteers from local businesses, schools, nonprofits, churches, municipalities, law enforcement and community groups play an important role in keeping…read more »

NCDOT Sends Important Safety Message To Drivers

NCDOT Sends Important Safety Message To Drivers

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, distractions come in many forms, from cell phones ringing to passengers singing, and they can hamper drivers’ reactions to changing traffic conditions.    NCDOT is reminding everyone to stay alert on the road. When you’re behind the wheel, the only thing…read more »

NCDOT To Dedicate Bridge In Honor Of Fallen State Trooper

NCDOT To Dedicate Bridge In Honor Of Fallen State Trooper

(GDN) – North Carolina Transportation officials will dedicate the O’Berry Road bridge over U.S. 117 in honor of Trooper Nolan J. Sanders. Officials say Sanders died while on patrol when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash on March 27, 2020, on Interstate 795 outside Goldsboro. He was 28 and had been with the State…read more »

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