Concerned Citizens and Visitors Opposed to the Mid-Currituck Bridge

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Coastal Review Online 4.09.2019 by Catherine Kozak The selected alternative for the proposed Mid-Currituck Bridge includes two new spans, shown in red above, connected by new roadway, shown in blue, with an interchange on the mainland end and a roundabout at N.C. 12. The green along U.S. 158 indicates reversal of the center turn […]

Local Residents, Hunters, and Fishermen Outraged by Approval of $500M Mid-Currituck Bridge CHAPEL HILL, N.C.– Local residents from the Currituck mainland and the northern Outer Banks—along with hunters, fishermen, and wildlife enthusiasts from the North Carolina Wildlife Federation—reacted with dismay when the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) announced late Friday that it had signed a legal […]

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By William F. West Staff Writer The Daily Advance Monday, August 28, 2017 An attorney for the environmental group opposing construction of the proposed Mid-Currituck Bridge said a lawsuit is an option to block it. “It’s definitely not off the table,” Kym Hunter, an attorney in the Chapel Hill office of the Charlottesville, Va.-based Southern […]

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 bridge […]

Secretary Jim Trogdon, P.E. North Carolina Department of Transportation Office of the Secretary 1501 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1501 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 routes […]

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