Department of Transportation http://publicradioeast.org en Construction Begins This Spring On New Bridge In Beaufort http://publicradioeast.org/post/construction-begins-spring-new-bridge-beaufort <p>The bidding process to place a new high rise bridge linking Beaufort to Morehead City is underway.&nbsp; Construction begins this Spring to replace the current Gallants Channel drawbridge.&nbsp; We’ll talk about the project with the DOT and Beaufort Mayor Richard Stanley.</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:53:26 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 32922 at http://publicradioeast.org Construction Begins This Spring On New Bridge In Beaufort The Down East Journal (01/24/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-012414 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The bidding process to place a new high rise bridge linking Beaufort to Morehead City is underway.&nbsp; Construction begins this Spring to replace the current Gallants Channel drawbridge.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we’ll talk about the project with the DOT and Beaufort Mayor Richard Stanley.&nbsp; The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:23:52 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 32576 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (01/24/14) The Down East Journal (01/24/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-012414-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The bidding process to place a new high rise bridge linking Beaufort to Morehead City is underway.&nbsp; Construction begins this Spring to replace the current Gallants Channel drawbridge.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we’ll talk about the project with the DOT and Beaufort Mayor Richard Stanley.&nbsp; The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:23:50 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 32577 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (01/24/14) Bypass Project in Jones County Starts in 2015 http://publicradioeast.org/post/bypass-project-jones-county-starts-2015 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The long awaited widening of Highway 17 and bypass project around </span>Pollocksville<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> and </span>Maysville<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> is finally getting off the ground. &nbsp;We’ll talk about the plan and how it will impact these small eastern North Carolina communities. &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:14:58 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 29780 at http://publicradioeast.org Bypass Project in Jones County Starts in 2015 Kinston Bypass' Impact on Historic Battlefield http://publicradioeast.org/post/kinston-bypass-impact-historic-battlefield <p>We hear the latest on the Highway 70 bypass project in Kinston and how it might impact a historic battleground site.</p><p></p><p>Officials are now in the process of deciding the best way to facilitate construction of a new bypass on Highway 70 in Lenoir County with the least amount of impact to a historic Civil War battleground site.&nbsp; Lenoir County Commissioner J. Mac Daughtry is also chairman of the Lenoir County Transportation Committee.&nbsp; He says the highway project is intended to make travel to the coast quicker, and transport of goods across the state easier.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:49:03 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22899 at http://publicradioeast.org