NC Department of Transportation

Lilly Knoepp

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has opened up a 30-day public comment for all residents to have a say in the next 10 years of projects. 

All 14 divisions of the state have been invited to comment on the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s next 10-Year transportation plan for 2023-2032.

Lilly Knoepp

 US Route 441 is a main artery in Western North Carolina. However, a crack in the road on Cowee Mountain in Jackson County has slowed traffic since late February.


Nathan Tanner is the Department of Transportation resident engineer for three counties of Western North Carolina - thats district 2 of division 14. He explains why they decided to redirect traffic down to two lanes: