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This Week at NCDOT: Highway Training Exercise, On-the-Job Training Success, Veterans Day, Vote NC



RALEIGH - The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The stories below are also featured in NCDOT Now​, the department's weekly newscast.

​​​​NCDOT Highway Training Exercise

Last month, NCDOT's Incident Management Assistance Patrol trained with other officials at Gaston College on how to respond effectively to an emergency or crash on area highways. 

These training sessions help to clarify specific agency roles and responsibilities in the case of a crash. 

If you want to know what's happening on our state roads, go to​​​

On-the-Job Training Success          

The N.C. Department of Transportation offers many career opportunities through its On-the-Job Training Program. 

The program is seeing great success with its Highway Construction Trade Academies.

Since 2021, the academies have helped put dozens of people to work in the transportation construction industry.

​For more information on the Highway Construction Trade Academies and NCDOT's Office of Civil Rights programs, please visit NCDOT's On-the-Job Training Program.​​

Veterans Day  

This Saturday, November 11, is Veteran​​s Day. A day that honors military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. 

NCDOT proudly supports our nation's heroes and the sacrifices they've made to defend our freedoms.  

NCDOT has also been recognized for being a military friendly employer and provides preference to qualified military veterans applying for careers with the agency. 

Military veterans looking to join our agency are encouraged to visit NCDOT Careers page.

Vote For ​NC

Finally, don’t forget to vote for NCDOT’s early flood warning system in this year’s America’s Transportation Awards competition.   

The flood warning system is a national finalist vying for the Grand Prize and People’s Choice awards. 

Vote here​ and help NCDOT win $10,000 to be donated to the American Red Cross​. 

For more information about NCDOT Now, contact the NCDOT Communications Office at (919) 707-2660. Additional news stories from throughout the week can be found on​​


11/20/2023 10:04 AM