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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Stan Hyatt, November 30, 2000. Interview K-0249. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Environmental challenges when building I-26

Hyatt discusses the environmental issues the Department of Transportation (DOT) dealt with as they began construction of the I-26 corridor, which, along with safety and quality, was a significant issue. The department paid over a million dollars to relocate farms, and paid to "rebuild" streams to offset damage to wetlands through which the road would pass.

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Oral History Interview with Stan Hyatt, November 30, 2000. Interview K-0249. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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