The Late Dan Cameron Honored at Bridge Dedication Ceremony

MAY 15, 2006 -- The Dan Cameron Bridge was dedicated on Monday, honoring the late philanthropist and businessman.

Friends and family members gathered as Governor Mike Easley unveiled a sign dedicating a section of the I-140 bypass to the late Dan Cameron.

Cameron died last July after a battle with skin cancer. He was a former mayor of Wilmington and once owned WECT. Cameron was a Wilmington native who played a key role in taking Wilmington from a small coastal community to an internationally recognized port city. Easley says Cameron's legacy will continue for many years to come.

The I-140 project is part of a plan to bring more opportunities for economic development in the southeast region by improving access.

Reported by Sarah Warlick