Archive: I-77 Toll Project

  • Bill filed ending I-77 tolling contract

    Opponents of the controversial Interstate 77 tolling project in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties are taking one more crack at killing the project. Mecklenburg County state Reps. Chaz Beasley (a Democrat) and John Bradford (a Republican) have filed House Bill 266, a measure that would kill the contract between…

  • I-77 toll project in danger?

    The special session of the General Assembly that convened today is taking a harsh view of the controversial plan to add high-occupancy tolling lanes to the center corridor of Interstate 77 north of Charlotte. Outgoing Gov. Pat McCrory fiercely defended the project despite significant local opposition. House Bill 4,…

  • I-77 Lawsuit: Toll Deal Unconstitutional

    RALEIGH — Even though Gov. Pat McCrory has said the tolling project along the Interstate 77 corridor north of Charlotte will go forward, it faces a challenge to its constitutionality, as well as allegations the contractor did not meet full-disclosure requirements.

  • McCrory Not Budging on I-77 Toll Project

    RALEIGH — Despite widespread vocal opposition from area business leaders and residents, Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina Department of Transportation officials maintain it is too late for the state to scrap the controversial 26-mile Interstate 77 tolling project between Charlotte and Mooresville in favor of nontolled alternatives.