Tag: NCDOT

Auditor finds N.C. transportation department exceeded budget, failed to monitor spending

by Julie Havlak, Kari Travis Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Department of Transportation overspent its budget by $742 million last year, a new state audit report shows.  The DOT is in hot water over poor money management, which, in 2019,…

NCDOT Hurricane Florence response update

Raleigh, NC – Hurricane Florence devastated parts of North Carolina with unprecedented flooding and road closures, but this week brought some positive news. Sections of Interstates 95 and 40, which were closed for about a week, reopened, as did other…

Quick repairs, swift coordination reopen I-95, I-40

Fayetteville, NC – At 6:40 p.m. on Sunday, Debroah Leonard’s phone lit up with an urgent text message: “Division 6 is mobilizing to open I-95.” Leonard is the safety engineer for the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division 4 based in…