Sunday 21 Oct 2018

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This Week At NCDOT: Hurricane Florence Efforts

The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The stories below are also featured in NCDOT Now, the department’s weekly newscast. From behind the scenes […]

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Many Farms Struggle Following Hurricane Florence

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- Farmers are among the hardest hit by Hurricane Florence, which struck at a particularly bad time. Flooding hit some of the most important agricultural areas

FEMA Teams Reaching Out In N.C.

Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Survivor Assistance teams are working in Hurricane Florence affected-areas in North Carolina to help survivors register for assistance, identify and address immediate and

N.C. Officials Warn Against Travel Due To Impassable Roads

State Highway Patrol, emergency response and transportation officials are urging motorists not to travel in many areas in southeastern North Carolina because many roads remain impassable due to

State Sees Surge in Malicious Email

Malicious emails sent to the state of North Carolina increased more than 60 percent during the days leading up to the landfall of Hurricane Florence, State Chief Risk

Trump Visits N.C. As State Recovers From Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them to a

NCDOT Assessing Florence Impacts To Roads

The N.C. Department of Transportation has started to assess some Hurricane Florence-affected roads, as well as railway, aviation, ferry and DMV assets, areas in the southeastern part of

Pollution Fears: Swollen Rivers Swamp Ash Dumps, Hog Farms

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Flooded rivers from Florence's drenching rains have swamped coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approach their

Gov. Cooper Signs Executive Order Regarding Non-Highway Diesel Fuel

Governor Roy Cooper has issued a temporary suspension on certain regulations related to the use of non-highway diesel fuel. The entire proclamation can be viewed below. EO57 - Temp Suspension

NCDOT: Travel Extremely Hazardous Across State

Road conditions across nearly all of North Carolina are rapidly deteriorating. As Hurricane Florence continues to pound North Carolina, flooding increases moving from the east to the west.