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This Week at NCDOT: GHSP Grant Applications, 2024 Transportation Summit, Aviation Art Contest Deadline




​RAL​EIGH - 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.

GHSP Grant Applications 

The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is looking to make our state highways safer.

Now through the end of January, organizations can apply online for federal grants that can be used for highway safety projects that prevent speeding, impaired and distracted, and aggressive driving.

Grants can also go toward projects that make North Carolina safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

Grant applications are for projects that will occur during the 2025 federal fiscal year, from Oct. 1, 2024, through Sept. 30, 2025.

Interested applicants can register through the ‘N.C. Department of Transportation Enterprise Business Services Portal’ and send the completed registration form to 

2024 Transportation Summit 

NCDOT, NC GO! and the NC Chamber, will host the fifth annual North Carolina Transportation Summit​, May 21-22, at the Koury Conve​​ntion Center in Greensboro.​​

The summit brings together top leaders and experts in transportation to explore topics such as safety, funding and innovation for North Carolina’s growing population and transportation needs.

Attendees will have an opportunity to see cutting edge technology and engage with transportation stakeholders on the newest innovations in transportation.

To register, visit and search “summit.”

Aviation Art Contest Deadline

NCDOT’s deadline for the North Carolina Aviation Art Contest is fast approaching.

Entries will be accepted through Jan. 17 for this year’s theme,​ “Air Sports for a Peaceful World.”

Elementary-to-high school students are eligible to submit entries in one of three age groups with the three winners advancing to the national competition in Washington D.C.

For more information and to submit your entry, visit the NCDOT website and search “Aviation art.”


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