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Industry expert: Gas prices poised to climb

Feb. 1. By Dave Yochum. Retail gasoline prices rose across the United States in 2021 with the average price for regular  increasing to $3.01 per gallon nationwide. The average US retail gasoline price began 2021 at $2.25 a gallon. The average price first passed $3 on May 17, after disruptions to Colonial Pipeline operations. When […]

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Toyota to build $1.3B battery plant in NC

Dec. 7. Toyota’s new North American battery manufacturing plant will create at least 1,750 jobs and contribute more than $9.5 billion to the North Carolina economy over the next 20 years. “The future of mobility is electrification and the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite is the ideal location to make that future a reality,” said Ted Ogawa, CEO […]

$5.9 million contract for roads in Concord

Aug. 27. The City of Concord has awarded a $5.9 million contract to NJR Group, a New London based asphalt company, to resurface almost 62 lane miles and rehab another 69 lanes miles of roadway. Concord’s Transportation Department staff have developed a new interactive map that shows the location and status of work is scheduled, […]