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This Week at N.C. Transportation: Model Bridge Building Competition Registration Closes Soon

Registration Open for Model Bridge Building Competition and Aviation Art Contest, the 2015 Watch for me NC Campaign wraps up and the 2015 Litter Sweep numbers are in

RALEIGH - The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. Several of the below stories are also featured in our weekly newscast, N.C. Transportation Now, which can be viewed by clicking here.

Building Bridges for a Brighter Future

NCDOT invites all middle and high schools to participate in what has become an exciting, yet competitive event at the department -- the 17th Annual Statewide Model Bridge Building Competition. The competition is designed to create a greater awareness of STEM education and its relationship to transportation careers provided by NCDOT. The registration deadline is November 20, 2015.

Watch for Me NC 2015 Campaign Wrap Up

Secretary Tennyson this week met with law enforcement officers, bike and pedestrian advocates and other leaders in Durham to celebrate the 2015 Watch for Me N.C. Campaign.

2016 Aviation Art Contest Call for Entries

It's that time again! The N.C. Department of Transportation is seeking entries for the 2016 North Carolina Aviation Art Contest. This year's theme is Air Sports in Harmony with Nature. Kids are encouraged to explore the unique ways in which air sports enthusiasts experience and interact with nature.

2015 Fall Litter Sweep Results

The numbers are in for the 2015 Fall Litter Sweep. This season's litter removal campaign resulted in 1.1 million pounds of trash removed from our state's roadways. In total, 3.15 million pounds of trash were removed during 2015.

For more information on N.C. Transportation Now, contact the N.C. Transportation Communications Office at (919) 707-2660. Additional news stories from throughout the week can be found on N.C. Transportation's online newsroom.

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