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Welcome to this week's edition of NCDOT now I'm Lauren Hamlin several high-profile projects are currently underway in eastern North Carolina as the department works to improve safety mobility and connectivity in areas that are essential for travel and our state's military transportation. Secretary Jim Trogdon met this week with governor Cooper and. Cabinet officials in Newberg to provide an update on major transportation projects in. This area Trogdon told the group how bypasses around Pollock's Ville and Maysville Greenville and Havelock are being accelerated to improve mobility in Eastern North Carolina he also gave a hurricane Florence update the storm closed more than 15-hundred sections of road last September in this area including parts of interstates 95. And Ford only eight roads have closures at this time because of Florence damage the department's Piedmont passenger rail service was ranked number one in customer satisfaction nationwide by passengers last November riders gave the service a 96.9% rating the Piedmont service named NC by train runs daily between Charlotte and Raleigh stopping at 7 stations along. The way and making it easy for everyone to find a schedule that works for them book your next adventure at NC by train org on a safety note is your community looking for a way. To help reduce the number of pedestrians and bicyclists hit and. Injured in crashes with vehicles the watch. For me and C program works to address this public safety issue by focusing on. Bicycle and pedestrian safety education and enforcement communities wanting to participate in this year's watch for me and C program can now submit applications joining 50 partners who have been part of the program since. 2012 those chosen to participate will receive free law enforcement training technical assistance and safety materials such as bicycle lights and reflective armbands areas may also be eligible for advertising such as transit ads and sidewalk stencil visit. Watch for me and see org to learn more or download the application which is due March 1st and finally the department's statewide transportation Operations Center has earned a top national honor for its response to Hurricane Florence the. Sto C was named the overall winner of the inaugural transportation systems management and operations Awards during the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington DC that's all for this week's edition of NCDOT now. As always you can stay connected with us on Twitter and Facebook that's at. NCDOT and you can. Also follow us on snapchat and Instagram that's at NCDOT comm and from all of us here at the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Safe travels.

 


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Tue, 07 May 2019 14:26:59 GMT
BBB Eastern NC Senior Scam Outreach Series - Chapelboro.com
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Eastern NC Business Events in May 2019 - The Grey Area News
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