Posted on 30 April 2013.
Comparison of the sinkhole on April 15 and April 29. Click to enlarge (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
The developer of the Antiquity Cornelius neighborhood told residents Monday that repairs on a sinkhole on Old Canal Street could begin Wednesday and might take two weeks. In an email to residents around 4pm Monday, Cam Finley of Venture Properties apologized for the “unfortunate draining failure.” Read the full story
Posted in Antiquity, Cornelius, Davidson, Planning & Development, Public works, Traffic alerts
Posted on 23 April 2013.
The Lake Norman Chamber says the N.C. Department of Transportation must consider all options, including a public-private partnership and toll lanes, as it plans for the widening of I-77 widening north of Charlotte. The chamber board met Monday to discuss the issue, and sent a letter to town officials in Cornelius, Huntersville and Davidson outlining their position. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Davidson, Exit 28 area, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Living with Growth, Mooresville, Public works, Transportation
Posted on 01 April 2013.
Members of Widen I-77 asked passersby on the Davidson Village Green Thursday to sign a petition against toll lanes on I-77. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
In meeting after meeting in recent months, state and local leaders have said plans are moving forward to widen I-77 north of Charlotte in the next few years by adding toll lanes. Just last week, state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Cornelius) told toll-lane opponents at the state capitol that the state’s plan to hire a private company to build and operate high-occupancy toll lanes is happening, and it’s the best option for widening the road soon.
Still, opponents in the Lake Norman area are fighting on, holding public meetings and trying to build a following. Last Thursday, several members of the group Widen I-77 were out on the Davidson Village Green asking passersby to sign an anti-toll petition. And this Wednesday, April 3, they’ll host another public meeting on the issue. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson, Exit 28 area, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Politics, Public works, Transportation
Posted on 25 February 2013.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department repaired a broken waste-water pipe in the Torrence Chapel Road area of Cornelius on Sunday night, after about 120 gallons of waste water reached Lake Norman. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Environment, Lake Norman, Public works, Torrence Chapel
Posted on 25 January 2013.
The town’s trash contractor, Republic Services, announced it won’t finish trash pickups Friday because of the weather. Leave your trash bins out overnight. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius neighborhoods, Public works, Town Hall
Posted on 20 January 2013.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department said workers found a broken pipe leaking waste water into Lake Norman on Sunday afternoon. The crew halted the leak and was repairing the pipe, which was in the 21500 block of Crown Lake Drive, off Torrence Chapel Road. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Environment, Lake Norman, Mecklenburg County, Public works, Torrence Chapel
Posted on 18 January 2013.
The Cornelius Town Board will meet Tuesday, instead of Monday next week because of the Martin Luther King Day holiday, when town offices will be closed. Meanwhile, Commissioner John Bradford has moved his monthly coffee chat from Monday to Wednesday because of holiday schedule changes. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Public works, Town Hall
Posted on 16 January 2013.
A left turn lane was removed and another push button crossing light added near Jetton Park. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
Town officials said this week that improvements are now finished at the pedestrian crosswalk on Jetton Road near Jetton Park. Commissioners approved the project last summer after what were described as several “near misses” at the intersection. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Jetton Cove, Jetton Village, Peninsula, Photo of the Day, Public works, Torrence Chapel, Town Hall, Traffic alerts, West Catawba Avenue