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Halifax County commissioners today rescinded adopting a resolution opposing the state Department of Transportation’s widening plan for Highway 125.

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening decided to take no action on a proposed resolution requesting the state Department of Transportation consider redesigning the widening of Highway 125 to include an unobstructed turn lane.

Halifax County will draft a resolution opposing the current configuration of the proposed Highway 125 widening project by the state Department of Transportation.

The announcement of a new intermodal transportation facility in Edgecombe County could be a benefit to Halifax County as well as a boost for plans for an Amtrak station in Weldon, officials said today.

Resurfacing of Roanoke Avenue will also pave the way for several streetscape projects Main Street Roanoke Rapids has sought to implement in which the focus will be to enhance public safety.

As work begins soon to widen a stretch of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway in Halifax County, motorists may encounter occasional lane closures and traffic shifts.

A Northampton County deputy sustained minor injuries responding to a wreck on Interstate 95 early this morning.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 17:14

West 10th closing notice

West Tenth Street is closed for repairs from Jackson Street past Oscar’s to Monroe Street.

The state Department of Transportation has contracted Barnhill Contracting to resurface Highway 158 from Highway 48 to State Road 1432 near William R Davie.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 15:31

Gaston bridge to close for repairs

The state Department of Transportation will close the Gaston bridge at the Halifax and Northampton County line at 8 a.m. October 4. The closure will allow crews to make necessary repairs to the support structure of the bridge.