Category: Garden Parkway

Court Rules in Favor of Groups Challenging Garden Parkway

In a ruling on March 13, 2015, a Federal Court dealt what is likely the final killer blow to the controversial Garden Parkway, a proposed toll highway project near Charlotte. Judge James Dever ruled that the North Carolina Department of Transportation (“NCDOT”) and the Federal Highway Administration violated federal law in their environmental review of the 21-mile toll highway. The ruling comes after the legislature has stripped the nearly $1 billion road of its earmarked funding. Construction of the project is now extremely unlikely.

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