• Large bolts, nuts, other dangerous debris found scattered along I-77


    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - Channel 9 found nuts, bolts and other dangerous debris left along a stretch of Interstate 77 on Tuesday.

    It’s just the latest in a series of safety complaints and comes a day after we reported about hundreds of new issues in the I-77 construction zone.

    [RELATED: Report: Nearly 200 more problems found in I-77 toll lane construction zones]

    A driver first spotted a giant bolt near the Gilead Road exit, so Channel 9 went to check it out.

    >>Watch the video at the top of the page to see the dozens of items Eyewitness News anchor Blaine Tolison found scattered along the interstate.

    [ALSO READ: NCDOT responds to safety concerns in I-77 toll lane construction areas]

    Channel 9 asked I-77 Mobility Partners, the public-private company managing the toll lanes and construction zone, what’s being done to clean it all up. We’re still waiting for a response.

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