I-277 http://wfae.org en N.C. Dept. Of Transportation Drops Plan For I-277 Noise Walls http://wfae.org/post/nc-dept-transportation-drops-plan-i-277-noise-walls <p>The North Carolina Department of Transportation has dropped plans to build noise walls along the Brookshire Freeway side of I-277 in uptown Charlotte.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 21:17:49 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 50126 at http://wfae.org N.C. Dept. Of Transportation Drops Plan For I-277 Noise Walls Close Vote On I-277 Noise Wall Gets Independent Review http://wfae.org/post/close-vote-i-277-noise-wall-gets-independent-review <p>A close vote that narrowly gave the state Department of Transportation approval to put up a noise wall along I-277 is now under review.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:11:47 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 46795 at http://wfae.org Close Vote On I-277 Noise Wall Gets Independent Review I-277 Noise Walls: One Voted Down, Other Moving Forward http://wfae.org/post/i-277-noise-walls-one-voted-down-other-moving-forward <p>The votes are in on the controversial noise walls proposed for part of I-277. The North Carolina Department of Transportation says it’s moving forward with one section; the other section has been voted down. The next move comes tonight from Charlotte City Council, who along with other groups has said it’s concerned the wall would block views of uptown.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:24:34 +0000 Marshall Terry & Duncan McFadyen 45739 at http://wfae.org I-277 Noise Walls: One Voted Down, Other Moving Forward Uptown Loop Study Identifies Safety Risks http://wfae.org/post/uptown-loop-study-identifies-safety-risks <p>A year-long study of the Uptown loop has been completed and will be presented to City Council Monday night. It's the first step to get funding for improvements to target safety.</p><p>Cheryl Myers is the senior vice president for planning and development for Charlotte Center City Partners. In 2011, her group unveiled a set of recommendations to City Council including doing a study of the city's interstate highway system. The city-commissioned Uptown Loop Study is the first comprehensive study of the loop since it was completed in 1981.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 19294 at http://wfae.org Uptown Loop Study Identifies Safety Risks Why Did The Deer Cross The Road? http://wfae.org/post/why-did-deer-cross-road <p>A portion of I-277 was closed Thursday morning by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police when a deer was stranded in the middle of the roadway.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:53:22 +0000 Jennifer Lang 13594 at http://wfae.org Why Did The Deer Cross The Road?