Page 5 of 11 Turnpike Environmental Agency Coordination Meeting – 08/10/10 MEETING MINUTES Date: August 10, 2010 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM NC Turnpike Authority Office Board Room (Suite 400) Project: STIP R-2576 Mid-Currituck Bridge Study – BRS-OOOS(35) Mid-Currituck Bridge Spotlight: Attendees: Bill Biddlecome, USACE Scott McLendon, USACE Chris Militscher, USEPA Gary Jordan, USFWS Ron […]
The proposed Mid Currituck Bridge in any of it forms is a bad idea for the North Banks, a bad idea for the State of North Carolina and a bad idea for the tax payers of the United States.
There are innumerable reasons why this Bridge should never be constructed, but here are the top […]
From: Carova Corner Blog
While there is nothing new to really report regarding the Mid-Currituck Bridge, I recently received an email for John Page, Project Manager for the NCTA regarding the timing of the record of decision and found it noteworthy to post. It appears the official decision on the EIS will be in the […]
NCDOT PRESENTATION 11-09-2010 TO JOINT LEGISLATIVE TRANSPORTATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Transportation reform Policy to Projects WHY NOW?
• Public wanted politics removed from transportation decision-making • Gov. Perdue strongly believes in reform • Wants NCDOT to be open, accessible, accountable and reliable • Necessary for NCDOT to work effectively and improve delivery • Ensures limited […]
Posted to: News North Carolina
By Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot © November 14, 2010
Opponents of a new $1 billion bridge over the Currituck Sound have new momentum after Republicans promising to cut spending won control of the North Carolina General Assembly on Nov. 2.
Under the direction of the North Carolina Turnpike […]
John Hood’s Daily Journal Flashback: Raw Deal on Transportation By John Hood
November 09, 2010
Following up on yesterday’s flashback of a November 2007 column on transportation policy, here’s the next in the series — taking a closer look at why North Carolina is not a net beneficiary of the federal transportation program.
RALEIGH – […]
Basnight won’t seek leader post By Reggie Ponder And William F. West The Daily Advance Thursday, November 4, 2010
Longtime Democratic Senate President Pro Tempore Marc Basnight said this week that he will not seek a top Senate leadership post when the Republican-dominated Legislature reconvenes next year.
Basnight’s office also insisted Wednesday that it’s not […]
BY ROB CHRISTENSEN – staff writer News & Observer Tags: news | politics | state
Phil Berger is a pickup-truck Republican, and not just because he drives a 2001 Ford.
Berger, 59, of Eden, worked his way up from a blue-collar background to become an attorney and Senate Republican leader. With the Republican takeover of […]
News & Observer Tags: news | opinion – editorial | staff editorial
North Carolina’s Legislative Building was still standing yesterday, with the cafeteria still serving the day’s traditional fare of fried squash, the plants still flourishing, sort of, the halls still walked by staffers. The foundation seemed sturdy.
But in the new year, other kinds […]
Marc Basnight and Bill Owens may have retained their seats but Basnight looses Senate Pro Tem position, which means his power in N.C. politics is greatly reduced. The N.C. Senate and House have gone Republican for the first time in more than 100 years. I believe this to be a huge blow for the NCTA’s […]