With almost half of the votes counted, about 70 percent of voters were in favor of Mecklenburg County bonds for $118 million to fund various transportation improvements, including new roads west of the airport in the Dixie/Berryhill area, a new bridge over Interstate 85 to connect Research Drive and J.W. Clay Boulevard and building at least 10 miles of new sidewalks and bicycle lanes each year.
With almost half of the votes counted, about 70 percent of voters were in favor of Mecklenburg County bonds for $118 million to fund various transportation improvements, including new roads west of the airport in the Dixie/Berryhill area, a new bridge over Interstate 85 to connect Research Drive and J.W. Clay Boulevard and building at least 10 miles of new sidewalks and bicycle lanes each year. Observer file photo Observer file photo
With almost half of the votes counted, about 70 percent of voters were in favor of Mecklenburg County bonds for $118 million to fund various transportation improvements, including new roads west of the airport in the Dixie/Berryhill area, a new bridge over Interstate 85 to connect Research Drive and J.W. Clay Boulevard and building at least 10 miles of new sidewalks and bicycle lanes each year. Observer file photo Observer file photo

Organizers declare victory as all 3 Mecklenburg bond referendums hold big leads

November 06, 2018 08:08 PM