Posted on 08 October 2013.
Posted on 03 October 2013.
Construction is expected to begin next year on the NC Department of Transportation’s $550 million project to widen I-77 from Charlotte to Mooresville with high-occupancy toll lanes, or HOT lanes. At a meeting in Statesville last Friday, Sept. 27, NCDOT officials said there are still misconceptions about how the toll lanes will work and about the goal of the project – to guarantee a reliable ride to and from Charlotte a rush hour. (via Statesville Record & Landmark) Read the full story
Posted on 27 September 2013.
If you live in the Lake Norman area you’ve probably noticed this: an increase in the number of passenger jets flying low overhead. That’s because the Federal Aviation Administration this summer ordered Charlotte Douglas International Airport to end daytime use of its lone diagonal runway, for safety reasons. Read the full story
Posted on 27 September 2013.
Traffic in the area could be affected by the Carolina Half-Ironman Triathlon on Sunday, which starts at the the Davidson College Lake Campus at 7:30am, includes running segments on area roads and at the college cross country trail, and concludes at Bailey Road Park in Cornelius. Drivers also should watch for traffic in the Jetton Road area both Saturday and Sunday mornings, for two other road races. Read the full story
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Posted on 23 September 2013.
As firefighters and other emergency workers searched for a missing boater earlier this month on Lake Norman in Cornelius, they made another unexpected discovery: A sunken plane nose-down in the depths. Now authorities including the Federal Aviation Administration are trying to figure out how long the plane has been there and how it got there. And some Cornelius residents think they know the answer. See the full story on CorneliusNews.net.
Posted on 20 September 2013.
I-77 southbound in Mooresville was shut down for several hours Thursday night after a wreck involving two tractor-trailers.
The wreck happened around 6pm just north of I-77 Exit 31 at Langtree Road. The NC DOT reported that the road was open again around 9pm.
No further details were immediately available.
Posted on 19 September 2013.
Saturday is Green Day in downtown Davidson, with as many as 900 runners in town for the Run for Green road races and hundreds more flocking to a Village Green festival. The events raise awareness and funds for the Davidson Lands Conservancy. Races include a half marathon, 10K and 5K over local streets and greenways (see below for info about road closings). The festival will have exhibits and live entertainment. We have the details. Read the full story
Posted on 10 September 2013.
Speaking of cycling, check out our story today in SPORTS about Cycle North Carolina’s upcoming “Mountains to the Coast” supported ride. It starts Sept. 28 in Spruce Pine and takes a week to get to Atlantic Beach.