Monday March 16, 2015
RALEIGH - Nearly two centuries ago, Raleigh was a very different place. The year was 1840. The state’s capital – now a bustling metropolis of shopping, restaurants and businesses – was a destination largely isolated from the rest of the state, separated by long journeys over unpaved roads and a lack...Read More.
Wednesday March 4, 2015
RALEIGH- Check out the March Rail Report, featuring stories on: • NCDOT seeking comments on Comprehensive State Rail Plan • Eastern Infrastructure Improvements Study presentation to Legislature • Recent milestones from our Piedmont Improvement Program • Expansion of Vehicle Detection Radar...Read More.
Monday March 2, 2015
RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation is conducting a survey to gauge public awareness of passenger rail in the state. Participants are eligible to enter a drawing at the end of the survey to win four free round-trip train tickets within North Carolina. To enter, complete a brief survey...Read More.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
Raleigh — As part of the Piedmont Improvement Program, N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will be temporarily closing Centerview Street between Main Street and Harris Street in China Grove, in Rowan County. The closure, originally scheduled to start March 1st, will now get an earlier...Read More.
Thursday February 5, 2015
Raleigh — As part of the Piedmont Improvement Program, N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will be temporarily closing Centerview Street between Main Street and Harris Street in China Grove, in Rowan County. The closure is being done so crews can install a new water and sewer line....Read More.
Wednesday February 4, 2015
Raleigh—As part of the Piedmont Improvement Program, the N.C. Department of Transportation will permanently close Mt. Hope Church Road north of China Grove in Rowan County between U.S. 29/Main Street and Moon Circle, including the railroad crossing, on February 23. Removal of the crossing will allow...Read More.
Thursday January 8, 2015
Raleigh - It’s a new year – and the perfect time to discover a new way to get information about train travel in North Carolina! North Carolina’s Amtrak is now on Facebook. The page, which launched this month, is a one-stop-shop for all the information you need about taking the train in North...Read More.
Friday December 19, 2014
RALEIGH - In anticipation of the mid-February release of the Draft North Carolina Comprehensive State Rail Plan, the N.C. Department of Transportation has issued the Plan’s Executive Summary. The Plan is the passenger and freight rail implementation portion of the Governor’s 25-Year Vision...Read More.
Thursday December 11, 2014
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at two intersections in Pitt County. NCDOT installed crossing signals and gates where Boyd Street and Liberty Street intersect the CSX railroad tracks in Winterville. These projects, totaling...Read More.
Thursday December 11, 2014
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at two intersections near Marion. NCDOT installed crossing signals and gates where Moody Town Road and Goode Road intersect the CSX tracks. These projects, totaling $363,660, were paid for with...Read More.