Bill to Kill I-77 Express Lanes Contract Dies in NC Senate

WFAE News (Charlotte) reports, “A bill calling on NCDOT to cancel a contract to build toll lanes on I-77 north of Charlotte has died in the state Senate,” adding “Senator Jeff Tarte of Cornelius, the bill’s main Senate backer, said leaders have decided not to let it come up for a hearing.”

The Charlotte Observer reports that express lanes opponents are already talking about introducing a bill to break the project contract in the next legislative session.