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TRAFFIC ALERT: NC 11 bridge over Cape Fear River reopens

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Cape Fear Bridge in Bladen County (Source: Google Maps) Cape Fear Bridge in Bladen County (Source: Google Maps)
BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

The NC 11 bridge over the Cape Fear River in Bladen County has been closed to traffic since May 5, but is now reopened to traffic.

The bridge was damaged after being hit by an oversized vehicle according to State Highway Troopers. The NCDOT is working to fix the overhead cross beams that were struck by equipment being hauled.

The repairs were originally scheduled to last until Friday, May 23. The bridge reopened nine days ahead of schedule around 4 on Wednesday afternoon.

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