Posted on 20 October 2012.
Drivers waited while traffic was stopped for the Saturday afternoon wreck. (Wendi Amos photo)
A woman driver was seriously injured and had to be airlifted to the hospital in Charlotte Saturday afternoon after her car ran into the rear of a nearly stopped tractor-trailer. The wreck happened around 1:45 p.m., and forced the closure of I-77 near Exit 30 in Davidson.
Car overturns on Davidson-Concord Road. Details below.
Both lanes of the highway were closed briefly while an emergency helicopter landed to evacuate the unidentified woman, according to Davidson public safety officials. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Fire calls, Mooresville, Police Blotter, Public safety, Traffic alerts
Posted on 03 October 2012.
When Exit 28 in Cornelius is rebuilt next year to improve traffic flow, the interchange also will get a big aesthetic makeover, too. Architects for the town unveiled a nautical-themed design this week that calls for decorative bridge abutments, lighting and a signature mast-and-cable feature that looks like a sailboat. Town officials gave the go-ahead for the design. See a story and architect’s renderings of the plan on CorneliusNews.net»
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, public spaces, Public works, Transportation
Posted on 27 September 2012.
The jet’s wheels were mired in the turf at Concord airport. (Chris Chidgey photo)
CONCORD – A charter jet carrying NASCAR officials and race team members on their way to this weekend’s race in Dover, Del., taxied off the runway at Concord Regional Airway Thursday and got stuck in the turf. Nobody was hurt, but officials were forced to close the runway on an unusually busy afternoon. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Concord, Transportation
Posted on 26 September 2012.
Davidson Commissioners gave town staff the go-ahead Tuesday night to spend more money this year on Town Hall computers and way-finding and parking signs downtown. That came during the latest in a series of budget discussions about a Town Hall “needs list” and proposed capital projects. Public works chief Doug Wright recommended that the board not pursue the idea of a left turn lane on North Main Street at Concord Road. And Police Chief Jeanne Miller briefed commissioners on traffic enforcement, including the difficulty of enforcing the law against texting and driving. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Planning & Development, Public safety, Town Hall, Traffic alerts
Posted on 24 September 2012.
Davidson Police Chief Jeanne Miller will deliver a presentation at the monthly Town Board work session Tuesday on traffic enforcement and texting while driving. The board also is scheduled to discuss the idea of a left turn lane from southbound North Main Street onto Concord Road. Read the full story
Posted in kids, Planning & Development, Public safety, Town Hall, Traffic alerts
Posted on 21 September 2012.
Lawrence Group employees Alex Borisenko (left), Monica Holmes and Wade Walker lounged in a temporary public park created out of a parking space off South Main Street Friday. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
What was all that commotion around Summit Coffee on Friday? A tent, plants, turf, pumpkins, beach chairs? That was employees of local planning firm The Lawrence Group occupying a corner of the parking lot on a holiday we’ve never heard of, but like the sound of: National Park(ing) Day. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Cycling, Downtown & old Davidson, Environment, Huntersville, Life in Davidson, Mooresville, Photo of the Day, Planning & Development, public spaces
Posted on 21 September 2012.
Contractors for the N.C. Department are wrapping up this summer’s repaving project on N.C. 115 through town, including replacement of storm drain grates on the roadside. Workers have been out several nights this week, completing paving around the new grates. Story and photo on CorneliusNews.net.
Posted in Cornelius, Cycling, Photos, Traffic alerts
Posted on 14 September 2012.
The Town of Davidson will be resurfacing a half-dozen streets and one downtown parking lot over the next six weeks, with work beginning Monday, Sept. 17.
The streets are: Read the full story
Posted in Business, Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Traffic alerts, West side