Cornelius Transportation Advisory Board

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10:15 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Advisory Board Opposes I-77 Toll Lanes, Seeks Alternatives

Kurt Naas gave a presentation at Thursday's Cornelius Transportation Advisory Board meeting.
Credit David Boraks / CorneliusNews.net

The Cornelius Transportation Advisory Board on Thursday came out against proposed toll lanes for I-77 north of Charlotte and urged local leaders to push for alternatives for widening the congested highway.

In a special meeting at Town Hall, the advisory board of local residents unanimously approved a resolution calling tolls a “financial burden” on Lake Norman area residents. The statement also argued that the state’s toll-financed widening plan won’t improve commuting times on I-77.

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