Posted on 26 June 2014.
Updated Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:20am
By DAVID BORAKS
Traffic crawls on I-77 southbound near Westmoreland Road in 2013. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net file photo)
The NC Department of Transportation said Thursday it has signed a preliminary contract with Spanish construction giant Cintra Infraestructuras to widen 26 miles of I-77 north of Charlotte using high-occupancy toll lanes, or HOT lanes. North Carolina will contribute $88 million in public money to the $655 million project under the 50-year deal.
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