We represent a strong contingent of local citizens from either side of the Currituck Sound who are fighting against the environmentally harmful and fiscally irresponsible Mid-Currituck Bridge project. The over $600 million project makes less and less sense with each passing year. To address summer-weekend traffic congestion, NCDOT is proposing a massive 7-mile toll […]
Secretary Jim Trogdon, P.E. North Carolina Department of Transportation Office of the Secretary 1501 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1501 email@example.com
Dear Secretary Trogdon:
Congratulations on your recent appointment as Transportation Secretary for North Carolina. We are a group of concerned citizens writing to ask you to take a fresh look at the proposed Mid-Currituck […]
CHAPEL HILL, N.C.– Local residents and property owners from the Currituck mainland and the northern Outer Banks sent a letter today to Secretary of Transportation, Jim Trogdon, asking him to look at a more affordable and less damaging solution to traffic congestion in the Northern Outer Banks than the proposed $678 million Mid-Currituck Bridge […]
Summary of Proposed Alternative to Mid-Currituck Bridge The Proposed Alternative would: Make it easier for vehicles on US 158 to access businesses and neighborhoods. Create a “flyover” at the US 158/NC 12 intersection and a “superstreet” segment on US 158. Widen NC 12 to three lanes with a two-way-left-turn-lane from the Wright […]
By Reggie Ponder Chowan Herald
Monday, January 23, 2017
One potential area of expansion for the North Carolina ferry system would be to connect Inner Banks communities with those on the Outer Banks, a state official says.
Chuck Hefren, of the General Assembly’s Program Evaluation Division, believes expanding the ferry system beyond the seven […]
The bridge would reduce traffic on U.S. 158, provide better storm evacuation and could attract more business to the area. But many have opposed its construction based on concerns over
Mid-Currituck bouncing costs 2011-2016
2011 N.C. Turnpike Authority Annual Report: $580 million.
November 2011 Report to […]
October 17, 2016
CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— The schedule for constructing the controversial Mid-Currituck Bridge—an expensive and environmentally destructive seven mile toll-bridge that would connect the Outer Banks town of Corolla with mainland Currituck County—has again been delayed. Last week, the North Carolina Department of Transportation confirmed that the project’s schedule was pushed back […]
Mid-Currituck Bridge delayed; new traffic forecasts show bridge not needed | Southern Environmental Law Center
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