Holly Springs

Transportation
1:14 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

With Red Route Back On The Table, 540 Planning Goes To Public

The NCDOT is showing color coded routes under consideration for the 540 extension from Holly Springs to Knightdale.
Credit NCDOT

The state DOT is bringing options for an extension to the Triangle Expressway back to the public for debate. 

A series of meetings starts Monday afternoon at Wake Technical Community College to show residents of southern Wake County the possible routes for 540 from Holly Springs to Knightdale. 

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Science & Technology
4:31 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Holly Springs Clears Fiber Optic Internet Project

Optical fiber used for high speed internet.
Credit Michel Tronchetti

The town of Holly Springs is interested in laying a fiber optic network that could lead to super high-speed Internet for local residents and businesses. 

The Town Council voted unanimously to move forward with the project, which would install 16 miles of fiber optic cable in two loops underneath the town.  Joanne Hovis is president of CTC Technology, which the town hired to design the network.  She told the council at a recent meeting the service would start out as a communications system for the town, but lays the groundwork for Internet Service Providers to build commercial and residential connections.

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