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 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.
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
Posted on 28 August 2012.
All lanes of I-77 northbound were closed Tuesday morning from Exit 33 to Exit 36 in Mooresville because of an early morning truck accident. N.C. Department of Transportation said the road could remain closed until 1 p.m. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Mooresville, Traffic alerts
Posted on 27 August 2012.
About 140,000 students in Charlotte Meckleburg public schools are headed back to the classroom Monday, Aug. 27. CMS says 953 buses will be out on the roads again, picking up about 123,000 of those students. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Downtown & old Davidson, Schools, Traffic alerts
Posted on 23 August 2012.
Workers erected new parking signs earlier this month, then covered them until the new policy takes effect. (Brenda Barger/DavidsonNews.net)
Updated Friday, 10:39 a.m.
Davidson officials are preparing to extend 2-hour parking limits to new areas of downtown, with enforcement to begin in a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, the Town Board will hold its monthly work session Tuesday night, Aug. 28, with an agenda that includes a public hearing and vote on refinancing some town loans. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Town Hall, Traffic alerts, Transportation