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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Forest Service have released proposed action and entered the scoping phase of the roads project, that could impact the Green Gap area of Montgomery County.
The public comment period for this project started March 30th and is open for 30 days. Rep. Richard Hudson has contacted members of the Green Gap community to alert them to the time of this comment period.
SALISBURY — The word “partnerships” was underlined and starred on the notes of Rep. Ted Budd’s District Director Kyle Bridge as he met with Salisbury Karen Alexander on Thursday.
The meeting first started out as a “thank you” to the congressmen for helping secure a transit grant and to talk about the city’s wish list of projects and those needs — its Federal Action Plan for 2020.
“You have given our city a gift, and now I’m asking for more,” Alexander said.
“Sorry, it’s my job,” she continued.
Spencer, NC (WBTV) - On Wednesday, U.S. Representatives Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Ted Budd (NC-13) met with Spencer Mayor Jim Gobbel to discuss economic development and afterwards toured the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
A stretch of highway giving direct access from Interstate 95 to Fort Bragg is open.
Local, state and national officials gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of Fayetteville’s Outer Loop from Ramsey Street to Murchison Road. A stretch from Murchison to Bragg Boulevard opened in August 2014.
The new section of highway opened for traffic at 1:15 p.m.
Gov. Pat McCrory spoke briefly at the ceremony.
“The pavement’s hot,” he said. “I want cars on this road as quickly as possible.”