NCDOT strives to provide a safe and well-maintained transportation system that meets the needs of the traveling public and supports the development of sustainable, vibrant communities. The department is committed to planning, designing, constructing, maintaining and managing an interconnected transportation system while striving to preserve and enhance our natural and cultural resources.

Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP)
The Governor’s Highway Safety Program oversees a variety of important safety campaigns, including "Booze It and Lose It" and "Click It or Ticket It." For more information on these and other initiatives, visit the (GHSP) page.
Safe Routes to School
Safe Routes to School is a national and international movement to enable and encourage children to walk and bicycle to school. SRTS programs look at ways to make walking and biking to school safer and more appealing through road improvements, traffic reduction and education.
Sealed Corridor Program
The North Carolina Sealed Corridor Program is an ongoing effort aimed at improving or consolidating every highway-rail at-grade crossing, public and private, along the federally-designated Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor (SEHSR) that runs through Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte.
Special Events Requests
All special events that require the use of the NC highway system, including marathons, parades, bicycle races, festivals and other events need prior approval of NCDOT.
Traffic Safety Programs
NCDOT is continually working to reduce the number and severity of highway crashes, as well as better protect North Carolina’s motorists. The department’s Traffic Safety Programs, focus on identifying, developing, implementing, and evaluating safety and traffic operational strategies.
Work Zone Safety Program
National statistics show one person is killed every eight hours in the United States in work zones. NCDOT’s Work Zone Safety Program is aimed at educating motorists about the importance of work zone safety and protecting both travelers and highway workers.