The North Carolina Department of Transportation continues to monitor their cash reserves in light of the funding shortfalls that caused them to suspend preliminary engineering on more than 900 projects last year. According to the DOT, if a project was already under construction, or if construction was set to start before August 2020, then the timeline for that project has not been affected. If you would like to download an updated list of projects that continue to be affected by cash constraints, click here. As of February 18, 2020, there are more than 40 pages of projects listed.
Citing the costs of cleaning up after several natural disasters, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) acknowledges that funding shortages will delay hundreds of infrastructure projects statewide. In fact, according to an Aug. 30th memo from NCDOT COO Bobby Lewis, preliminary engineering is being suspended on nearly 1000 projects.
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