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June 23, 2017 - 1:33 am
MANNS HARBOR, N.C. (AP) — The Old Manns Harbor Bridge is being closed for four days so workers can make repairs. The N.C. Department of Transportation says the bridge, formally known as the William B. Umstead Bridge, will be closed beginning Monday and continuing through next Thursday. Workers will...
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June 03, 2017 - 4:01 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina motorists heading to the southeastern beaches will have to endure some lane closures this summer. The N.C. Department of Transportation says there will be intermittent lane closures on Interstate 140 between U.S. 421 and one-half mile east of Interstate 40...
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May 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Lane closures have been scheduled for a portion of Interstate 40 in southeastern North Carolina to allow workers to make repairs to a bridge deck. The N.C. Department of Transportation says lane closures will begin on Monday near mile marker 414 to allow a work crew to...
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May 10, 2017 - 10:37 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials say a section of a heavily used Atlanta interstate will reopen at the latest by next week, less than two months after it collapsed due to a large fire under a bridge. Gov. Nathan Deal and state transportation officials announced Wednesday that the bridge will be...
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April 26, 2017 - 12:27 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Citing a poor weather forecast, officials are putting off plans to close a major artery through Mississippi's capital city by a week. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says it now plans to repair the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 in Jackson from 10 p.m. May 5 to...
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April 04, 2017 - 10:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia transportation officials hope to finish rebuilding a key interstate bridge by mid-June after a large fire caused its collapse last week. Authorities have said the fire was started by a man under the bridge in an area north of downtown Atlanta. The collapse on Thursday forced...
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April 01, 2017 - 6:55 am
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Workers will close part of Interstate 26 near Columbia overnight to remove a heavily damaged bridge over the highway. The South Carolina Department of Transportation said in a news release that the Leaphart Road bridge around mile marker 111 has been hit by trucks four...
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April 01, 2017 - 4:01 am
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Workers will close part of Interstate 26 near Columbia overnight to remove a heavily damaged bridge over the highway. The South Carolina Department of Transportation said in a news release that the Leaphart Road bridge around mile marker 111 has been hit by trucks four...
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Bill Baroni arrives for sentencing at federal court in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Baroni and Bridget Kelly, former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 29, 2017 - 12:25 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations. Bill Baroni, 45, was the first of...
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FILE - This photo combo taken Nov. 3, 2016, shows Bridget Kelly, left, who was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, right, who was Christie's former top appointee at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, entering court in Newark, N.J. Prosecutors wrote to a judge Monday, March 27, 2017, that Kelly and Baroni committed perjury on the witness stand during their fall 2016 corruption trial, and shouldn't be given any leniency during their sentencing scheduled Wednesday, March 29. (AP Photos/Julio Cortez, File)
March 29, 2017 - 9:24 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie will be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal, the closing chapter of a traffic jam that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations. Bridget Kelly, 44, and Bill Baroni, 45, were...
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