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N.C. Transportation Department Celebrates 75 Years of Progress


Abstract:
The North Carolina Department of Transportation is marking its 75th anniversary. The department began when the North Carolina General Assembly created its forerunner, the State Highway Commission, on March 5, 1915, and voted it a first-year budget of $10,000. In 1990, the department will oversee a budget of $1.5 billion and workforce of more than 13,000 employees. The article includes a listing of departmental milestones, from 1909 through 1990.
Source:
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 48 Issue 7, July 1990, p38-40, il
Record #:
6805