Tag:i-77 hot lanes

  • 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 tolling opponents not giving up

    Managed-lane opponents in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties aren’t giving up after hearing the news that the Senate will allow the General Assembly to adjourn without taking up House Bill 954, a measure canceling the Interstate 77 high-occupancy or toll lanes project. “We’ll probably reintroduce this again, maybe with a…

  • Bills Would End I-77 HOT Lanes Project

    Two bills have been filed — one by a Democrat, the other by Republicans — that would terminate the Interstate 77 toll agreement in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties. Mecklenburg County Democratic Rep. Tricia Cotham, who is a candidate for the 12th Congressional District, filed one of the bills. The Republican…