Tag: NCDOT

More than 2 million pounds of litter collected from NC roadsides this year

Raleigh, NC – As part of its litter removal efforts, N.C. Department of Transportation crews, contractors and volunteers have now collected more than 2 million pounds of litter from roadsides this year.  “NCDOT and our partners have been working tirelessly…

Volunteers needed for statewide Spring litter sweep

Raleigh, NC – 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 10-24.  Each April and September, NCDOT asks volunteers to help remove litter from roadsides. Volunteers…

NCDOT announces winners of 2021 Aviation Art Contest

Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation announced today the winners of this year’s Aviation Art Contest, an annual competition among students across North Carolina. NCDOT received 764 entries in this year’s contest, despite the challenges brought on by…

Pittsboro traffic circle makeover begins January 11

Pittsboro, NC – An overhaul of the iconic traffic circle around the historic Chatham County courthouse in Pittsboro is set to begin on Monday, January 11. The N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a $2.48 million contract in October to have…

Construction on Pittsboro traffic circle to begin January 11

Sky view of Pittsboro traffic circle

Pittsboro, NC – The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), via their contractor Carolina Sunrock, will be beginning construction on the downtown Pittsboro traffic circle (Project ID: STIP R-5724A) on Monday, January 11, 2021 with a scheduled completion date of…