Unanimous N.C. Appeals Court panel rules against I-77 toll lane critics

A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower-court ruling against WidenI77, a group opposing the N.C. Department of Transportation’s planned toll lanes on a section of I-77 north of Charlotte.

A trial judge had dismissed the toll lane critics’ arguments that the law allowing the toll lane project was unconstitutional.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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