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Object Name Collection, Archival
Object ID 2015.007
Summary Colby Walton served on the Transportation Committee of the High Point Chamber of Commerce. He was also involved with other civic groups whose focus was on the development of transportation infrastructure within North Carolina. The materials contained within this collection relate to transportation projects, mostly feasibility studies, in which Walton participated at some level. Most items date to the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Topics covered in this collection include:
High Point Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee
North Carolina Department of Transportation
Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation
Piedmont Interstate-74
Piedmont Triad Regional Transportation Study
Transportation Improvement Program
Triad Urban Land Use Project
US-311 Bypass Interchange Study
People Walton, Edwin Colby, Jr.
Search Terms Amtrak
Chamber of Commerce
Depot
High Point Chamber of Commerce
Interstate-74
North Carolina Department of Transportation
Piedmont Triad Airport Authority
Piedmont Triad International Airport
US-311
Credit Line Gift of Colby Walton, Jr.
Comments
Containers Consists of committee meeting agenda and minutes, charts and diagrams, notes, correspondence, presentation slides, draft recommendations, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, memoranda, and area maps relating to construction of the US-311 bypass.
Consists of committee meeting agenda and minutes, correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, memoranda, and federal reports on transportation infrastructure relating to construction of the Piedmont section of Interstate-74.
Consists of committee meeting agenda and minutes, correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, memoranda, and federal reports on transportation infrastructure relating to construction of the Piedmont section of Interstate-74.
Consists of correspondence, notes, presentation handouts, committee meeting agenda and minutes, newsletters, area maps, survey questionnaires and feedback, newspaper clippings, and memoranda relating to the use and development of regional transportation infrastructure. Includes materials relating to the Triad Urban Land Use Project.
Consists of one spiral-bound volume entitled Piedmont Triad Regional Transportation Study and Summary Conditions Report. Prepared for participants in the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation in August 2000. Within the volume are loose presentation handouts, committee meeting agenda, and correspondence.
Consists of committee information, notes, meeting agenda, correspondence, and graphics relating to regional transportation infrastructure.
Consists of committee member contact sheets, area maps, correspondence, articles, meeting agenda, and presentation handouts relating to regional transportation projects. Includes materials relating to roadwork by the City of High Point, right of way acquisitions, NC DOT, road capacity and congestion, PTI Airport, Amtrak, and high-speed rail.
Consists of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, memoranda, area maps, newsletters, agenda, and meeting minutes relating to regional transportation issues. Includes materials relating to Amtrak, the High Point Depot, PTI Airport, Interstate-74, and US-311.
Consists of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, memoranda, area maps, newsletters, agenda, and meeting minutes relating to regional transportation issues. Includes materials relating to Amtrak, the High Point Depot, PTI Airport, Interstate-74, and US-311.
Consists of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, memoranda, area maps, newsletters, agenda, and meeting minutes relating to regional transportation issues. Includes materials relating to Interstate-74, PTI Airport, NC DOT, US-311 bypass, high-speed rail, Interstate-40, and the Transportation Improvement Program.
Consists of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, memoranda, area maps, newsletters, agenda, and meeting minutes relating to regional transportation issues. Includes materials relating to the US-311 bypass, Interstate-74, the High Point Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, NC DOT, right of way acquisitions, public transit, FedEx, PTI Airport, railways, and road widening projects.
Consists of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, memoranda, area maps, newsletters, agenda, and meeting minutes relating to regional transportation issues. Includes materials relating to Interstate-74, NC DOT, Amtrak, the Depot, federal highway bills, state transportation legislation, PTI Airport, and road beautification projects.
Consists of a letter from Governor-elect Michael Easley thanking Walton for support in Easley's gubernatorial campaign. Dated 11/15/2000.