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Mid-Currituck Bridge Delayed – New Traffic Forecasts Show Bridge Not Needed

Press Release

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

https://www.southernenvironment.org/news-and-press/news-feed/mid-currituck-bridge-delayed-new-traffic-forecasts-show-bridge-not-needed

Mid-Currituck Bridge delayed; new traffic forecasts show bridge not needed | Southern Environmental Law Center

SELC uses the power of the law to champion all the things you love about the South: clean water, healthy air, mountains, forests, rural countryside, and the coast.

Source: www.southernenvironment.org/news-and-press/news-feed/mid-currituck-bridge-delayed-new-traffic-forecasts-show-bridge-not-needed

S.E.L.C. to Meet with Mainland Bridge Opponents

Climate Change Must Be Addressed in Bridge Studies

New climate change guidelines make for better decision-making

August 2, 2016

New federal guidelines require agencies to consider climate change when evaluating proposals, providing a vital tool to inform and improve public decision-making. (© Robert Llewellyn)

Today the Obama Administration released guidelines on how federal agencies should consider climate change when assessing proposed projects.

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SELC Mid-Currituck Bridge

Mid-Currituck Bridge, NC | Southern Environmental Law Center

SELC uses the power of the law to champion all the things you love about the South: clean water, healthy air, mountains, forests, rural countryside, and the coast.

Source: www.southernenvironment.org/cases-and-projects/mid-currituck-bridge-nc

Presentation Given by the SELC June 1, 2016

SELC Mid-Currituck Presentation

 

 

S.E.L.C. Community Meeting June 1, 2016

SELC Letter to NCBOT Nov. 2015

 

 

Mid-Currituck-SELC-Letter-to-NCBOT

 

 

 

Accelerated Timeline Questionable

The timeline is a farce and NCDOT knows it!

1. There is no Record of Decision. No R.O.D., no bridge.

2. They are trying to fund 60% of the cost with toll revenue bonds and without the “gap” funding that was removed from statute, $28 million/year for 30-40 years; no private equity- the PPP was […]

Mid-Currituck Bridge Timeline Accelerated

There are many concerned citizens and vacationers that support the SELC in their efforts against Mid-Currituck Bridge, an unnecessary, extremely expensive, and environmentally damaging project.

COST

The cost of the project has ranged from $750 million in a 2010 Letter of Interest for a federal T.I.F.I.A. loan to a “normalized cost” of $410 million for […]

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