NCDOT Awarded First-Ever Waiver for Drone Bridge Inspections

Drones are the N.C. Department of Transportation’s newest tool in maintaining the safety of the state’s bridges and other infrastructure. The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved a waiver that allows NCDOT to operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems beyond visual line of sight while conducting bridge inspections. This approval is part of North Carolina’s participation in […]

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ECSU “Take Flight” Program Subject of NC EAA Chapter 1114 Virtual Breakfast

At Saturday’s monthly virtual breakfast, EAA Chapter 1114, Apex, North Carolina, hosted guest speaker, Dr. Karrie Dixon, Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University. Dr. Dixon is one of 30 leaders chosen by Elaine Chao, US Department of Transportation Secretary, for the FAA Women in Aviation Advisory Board. As part of the virtual meeting, Dr. Dixon […]

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Parrish & Partners Strengthens Raleigh Office with Addition of Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin considers her position as Senior Project Manager with Parrish & Partners a “truly dream job.” She brings to the position 33 years of transportation experience with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) including 10 years as the Planning and Environmental Program Manager for the NCDOT Division of Aviation. “I couldn’t be more […]

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NCDOT Helping in Effort to Use Drones in COVID-19 Relief Efforts

State transportation officials announced today a public-private partnership that will use drones to deliver critical medical supplies and food during the COVID-19 response.       The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation and its partners are inviting people interested in the initiative to learn more in an online public forum from 1-3 p.m. Friday. Please visit […]

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