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Work to start soon on French Broad bridge

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Transportation crews will soon start a significant stage in the project to widen Interstate 26 at the French Broad River.   Read Story »

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How will first responders reach emergencies during I-26 work?

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Given lane closures, slow-downs and stopped traffic during the I-26 widening project, Henderson County's emergency medical services personnel are forming detailed plans and backup procedures to reach crash scenes and transport patients to hospitals, Henderson County Emergency Services Director Jimmy Brissie told the Board of Commissioners Monday night.   Read Story »

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HERE IT COMES: I-26 lane closings start tonight in Buncombe

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Drivers on Interstate 26 will experience the first noticeable signs of construction for the interstate’s widening project on Tuesday night.   Read Story »

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NCDOT poised to award $271 million contract for I-26 widening

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A timeframe to start a construction project on Interstate 26 in Henderson County is becoming clear.   Read Story »

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NCDOT awards $263 million contract for I-26 widening in Buncombe

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ASHEVILLE — Construction will commence soon on a major Interstate 26 project to reduce traffic congestion and improve travel in Buncombe and Henderson counties.   Read Story »

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Ask Matt ... about Blue Ridge Parkway bridge project

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City opposes truck restrictions on Berkeley Road

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Trying to stop big rigs from using Signal Hill and Berkeley roads to dodge the I-26 weigh station might redirect tractor-trailers and garbage trucks through downtown Hendersonville, City Council members said Thursday night before they voted unanimously to oppose the proposal to restrict heavy truck traffic on those roads.   Read Story »

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NPS OKs environmental impact statement for new Parkway bridge spanning I-26

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The National Park Service has OK'd the final environmental impact statement for the replacement of the Blue Ridge Parkway bridge over I-26, part of the 22.2-mile widening of the interstate from I-40/I-240 to the U.S. 25 Connector (exit 54).   Read Story »

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Tractor-trailer restriction aims to reduce I-26 backups

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A new restriction on a stretch of Interstate 26 in Asheville targets improved safety and reduced congestion.   Read Story »

Tags: I-26 | car crashes | I-26 widening project | tractor-trailers | big rigs

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NC 191 N. widening, last I-26 segment picked as priorities

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Years from now, when homeowners along N.C. 191 from N.C. 280 to Long Shoals Road demand to know the origins of a four-lane widening project, someone may refer them to a little-noticed meeting of the Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee on April 18, 2018.   Read Story »

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Newfangled interchange is best design for Four Seasons, engineers say

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Motorists cowering in fear at the prospect of roundabouts guarding access to the new Publix might want to gird themselves for the newest proposal for the I-26 interchange at Four Seasons Boulevard. The design would require drivers to turn British for a few hundred yards.   Read Story »

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