Tag: NCDOT

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…

NCDOT awarded first-ever waiver for drone bridge inspections

Raleigh, NC – Drones are the N.C. Department of Transportation’s newest tool in maintaining the safety of the state’s bridges and other infrastructure. The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved a waiver that allows NCDOT to operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems…

Election campaign sign season underway in NC

Raleigh, NC – Drivers traveling on North Carolina roadways are likely seeing what has become an election year tradition – a lot of campaign signs.  A state law passed in 2011 allows campaign signs to be placed in the state…