Tagged: bonner Bridge

Groundbreaking. (LtoR) Bob Woodard, Chair Dare County Commissioners; Nicholas Tennyson, Secretary NCDOT; Shelley Blake, NCDOT lead counsel; Beth Midgett, bridge advocate; Governor Pat McCrory; Queen Elizabeth I; Lance Culpepper, The Lost Colony; Representative Walter Jones; Mike Charbonneau - Deputy Secretary of Communications, NCDOT. 1

Bonner Bridge Groundbreaking

Saying, “This is personal,” Governor Pat McCrory described the journey to replace the Bonner Bridge from legally stalled to today’s groundbreaking ceremony. “This is personal,” he went on to say, “because when I first...

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Outer Banks Year in Review

It’s been an interesting year on the Outer Banks. Progress on replacing the Bonner Bridge is real and there is reason to believe the Mid Currituck Bridge may be moving forward. There has been...

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Protestors Greet Governor McCrory

  As Governor Pat McCrory came to Manteo Friday afternoon to celebrate the success of a number of transportation initiatives, he was greeted by 35 or 40 protestors calling attention to the governor’s position favoring offshore...

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New Settlement for Bonner Bridge

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have finalized a settlement agreement with Defenders of Wildlife and the...

Rendering of Bonner Bridge replacement. Photo, NCDOT. 1

An End to Sparring over the Bonner Bridge?

Opinion by Kip Tabb –  Like two heavyweight boxers who have fought too many matches, all of them to a draw, it looks as though NCDOT and the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) have...

NCDOT Secretary at speaking at Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce economic forecast breakfast. 1

Cautious Optimism for Outer Banks Economy

By Kip Tabb –    Dependent on bridges as the lifelines of the Outer Banks economy, the message North Carolina Secretary of Transportation Tony Tata brought to the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce was...