DOT to discuss proposed replacement of swing bridge

Posted by Debra Worley - email

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The Department of Transportation will be holding a citizen information workshop Thursday June 25 to discuss plans of getting rid of an old swing bridge.

The steel bridge has spanned the Intracoastal Waterway at NC50 since 1950's and is one of two bridges that provides access to Topsail.

The DOT is proposing to build a new bridget to replace the existing swing bridge.

The information workshop will run from 2:30 - 7:30 PM at the Surf City Community Center, and the public is welcome to attend.

The workshop will be held to provide the public an opportunity to participate in the planning process and update them on the status of the project.

Maps of the proposed project will be on display and DOT representatives will be on hand to answer questions.

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