Mid-Currituck Bridge, NC

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Local Residents, Hunters, and Fishermen Take NCDOT to Court over Controversial 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 today filed a lawsuit against the North Carolina...

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Local residents, hunters, fishermen outraged by approval of $500M N.C. bridge

Local residents from the Currituck mainland and the nearby 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 Transportati...

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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...

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Locals ask N.C. officials to look at alternatives to $600M Mid-Currituck Bridge

As North Carolina looks to address summer beach traffic headed to and from the Outer Banks, residents and property owners along the route are asking the state to consider alternatives that would have less impact on taxpayers and on the area’s...

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Local Residents and Property Owners Ask NCDOT to Look at Alternatives to $600M Mid-Currituck Bridge

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...

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Mid-Currituck Bridge delayed; new traffic forecasts show bridge not needed

The schedule for constructing the controversial Mid-Currituck Bridge—an expensive and environmentally destructive seven-mile toll-bridge that would connect the Outer Banks town of Corolla with mainland Currituck County—has been delayed again. Last...

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Mid-Currituck Bridge Delayed – New Traffic Forecasts Show Bridge Not Needed

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— The schedule for constructing the controversial Mid-Currituck Bridge—an expensive and environmentally destructive seven mile toll-bridge that would connect the Outer Banks town of Corolla with mainland Currituck County—has again...

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New climate change guidelines make for better decision-making

Today the Obama Administration released guidelines on how federal agencies should consider climate change when assessing proposed projects. The guidelines, which apply to all federal projects reviewed under the National Environmental Policy Act,...

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New North Carolina Transportation Funding System

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Southern Environmental Law Center welcomed Wednesday’s release of scores for over 3,100 proposed transportation projects under North Carolina’s new data-driven funding formula.  The new approach to transportation spending...

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