Due to Hurricane Florence and its aftermath, the HWY 70 Corridor Commission Meeting scheduled in New Bern at the Convention Center has been canceled. Meeting will be reschedule for a future date.
On May 27, 2016 Governor Pat McCrory and NC Department of Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson joined state and local officials and members of the Highway 70 Corridor Commission to open the completed Goldsboro Bypass. The bypass will provide greater access to Seymour Johnson AFB, the Port at Morehead City, Global TransPark and the Crystal Coast. [...]
On March 30, 2016 Governor Pat McCrory unveiled a future U.S. Interstate 70 sign during a ceremony in Wayne County. "Today is a great day for eastern North Carolina and our entire state," Governor McCrory said. "Enhancing the U.S. 70 corridor continues our administration's focus on preparing North Carolina for the future, connecting North Carolina [...]
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A new study finds improving the U.S. 70 corridor will create hundreds of new jobs and improve the region’s economy by more than one billion dollars. US 70 Corridor Economic Assessment Study US 70 Corridor Economic Assessment Study Executive Summary
The report from Cambridge Systematics and Sanford Holshouser Economic Development Consulting, focused on the potential impact of making U.S. 70 a limited access, Interstate-like highway from Raleigh to Morehead City. It was released today at a meeting of the Highway 70 Corridor Commission, which is chaired by Carteret County Commissioner Robin Comer. Among its findings, [...]