The N.C. Department of Transportation's online newsroom serves as a clearinghouse for news and information about NCDOT and its operations. Check this page often for updates on recent activities.

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Latest News Releases

It’s the Time of the Year When Animal Collisions Dramatically Increase; 56,206 animal-related crashes in N.C. in last three years
It’s Time to Board the Santa Train!
Governor McCrory Temporarily Waives DMV Fees in Hurricane-Affected Counties
This Week at NCDOT: Hurricane Matthew Update and Western NC Project Visits
North Carolina Celebrates 20th Walk to School Day
NCDOT on Social Media

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Other Channels

Traveler Information Management System
Up-to-the minute details about wrecks, road closures and other activities affecting travel across North Carolina
High-Profile Projects & Studies
Information, maps, documents and studies on some of the high-profile construction projects happening throughout North Carolina
Construction Progress Report
Information, including project status, about highway construction contracts awarded by the N.C. Board of Transportation
Public Records Requests
Information about how to submit requests for public records and how NCDOT responds to those requests
Annual Performance Reports
Key facts and figures about NCDOT, key initiatives and priorities, budget and performance
An archive of monthly email newsletters highlighting statewide, regional and local transportation news
Maps and Publications
Free maps, books, pamphlets and other resources, including the annual State Transportation Map, available for the public

Contact Information

For questions, comments, or to report problems affecting travel – such as potholes, malfunctioning traffic lights or missing signs – contact the N.C. Department of Transportation online or by phone:

  • Questions and comments received via NCDOT's online contact system are answered during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) within seven business days.
  • NCDOT customer service is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling 877-DOT-4YOU (877-368-4968).
  • For more immediate assistance regarding DMV-related matters, call the NCDMV customer service office at (919) 715-7000.
  • In case of a roadway or safety hazard, such as a downed tree, please notify your local law enforcement agency.
  • Check out these frequently asked questions for more information about contacting NCDOT.

Media Relations

Members of the media should contact the Communications Office at (919) 707-2660 during and outside normal business hours for interview requests, information about NCDOT projects and other information.