Downed lines and traffic signals which have crashed down onto the Brookshire Freeway at Interstate 85 are causing traffic issues Thursday morning. The Brookshire may be closed in both directions all day.
The Highway Patrol overstated safety hazards and seized upon sloppy crash statistics to justify its “data-driven” crackdown on truck drivers who park beside interstate highway ramps – often for sleep mandated by federal truck-safety rules.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is reassessing its contract with a company that is building controversial toll lanes on Interstate 77 after a subsidiary filed for bankruptcy in connection with a similar highway in Texas.
Traffic backups on Catawba Avenue in Cornelius during a project to reconfigure the Interstate 77 overpass at Exit 28 had drivers fuming and social media sizzling for months until the so-called diverging diamond interchange, or DDI, was completed in late 2014.