The House OKs a bill calling on NCDOT to cancel the I-77 toll lane project north of Charlotte. But will it die in the Senate? Meanwhile, the bill does more than just cancel the toll lanes: It would delay a dozen road projects in the Lake Norman area. Details here. … More Will Senate take up bill to cancel I-77 tolls? And what about those ‘suspended’ projects?
The state House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill calling on NCDOT to cancel the I-77 widening project north of Charlotte. The bill now goes to the Senate, where Senate leaders have said they don’t see a need to cancel the project. Read the full story: WFAE.org, House Approves Bill To Kill I-77 Tolls
Drivers will have to deal with construction for a while in addition to the regular rush-hour backups on I-77 north of Charlotte. Work began Monday night, Nov. 16, on a 3-year, $648 million project to widen a 26-mile section of the road with toll lanes. If you’ve been following the debate on this project, you … More I-77 Construction Begins, But Toll Debate Persists | WFAE
The company hired to build and operate toll lanes on I-77 north of Charlotte says it will begin construction on the $648 million project this Monday, Nov. 16. See the full story at WFAE.org. Nov. 12, 2015, WFAE.org, “I-77 Toll Lane Construction Begins Mon., Company Says”