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  Leland supporting Cape Fear Crossing route that spares Brunswick Forest, puts other neighborhoods at risk

Good news for some Brunswick County residents is causing anxiety for others. On Monday, Leland Town Council voiced support for a plan that would spare Brunswick Forest and Mallory Creek residents, at the potential expense of Snee Farm and Stoney Creek Plantation.

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry on one-boat schedule

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of East Boiling Spring Road to close for repairs

  Head-on collision in Columbus County seriously injures drivers, both in hospital

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Fifth St. to be closed for several weeks

  Nightly lane closures planned for Dawson St. as sewer work gets under way

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Military Cutoff, Wrightsville Ave. reopens after tractor-trailer accident takes down traffic lights

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  TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Front Street will be closed Tuesday morning

Rehab work on G.V. Barbee Bridge in Oak Island progressing

Know where the traffic hot spots will be for the Wrightsville Beach Marathon

  Troopers identify FedEx truck driver killed in fiery accident

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial, Isabel Holmes bridges to open multiple times today

TRAFFIC ALERT: NC 53 closed in both directions in Kelly after wreck

  Weekend closures of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge aren’t over yet

For some, it’s an inconvenience, a headache and a traffic nightmare. But it’s for everyone’s safety that the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will continue to be closed for at least two more weekends.

Burgaw road closures expected during drainage improvement project

Driving in parts of Burgaw will be a little more complicated beginning Wednesday.

  Wrightsville Beach paid parking begins March 1

Paid parking is in effect March 1-Oct. 31 except where otherwise posted, and rates are $3 per hour or $17 per day.

  Isabel Holmes Bridge deck replacement project could start in April

A $17.9 million project to replace the grid deck on the Isabel Holmes Bridge could start in April and last for over a year, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation.

  ‘We’re going to find him either way’: WPD confident suspect who hit bartender on walk to work will be found

  Widening of Market Street could begin in April

  Brunswick County bridge on Hwy 211 reopens after damage repaired

  Section of N. 4th Street to close for about a month for brick rehabilitation

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to close this weekend

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Market St. reopens after gas leak

  Car flipped on its side after chain reaction crash in Monkey Junction, four hospitalized

Carolina Beach Road is now back open after an accident caused a car to flip on its side, shutting down lanes for more than an hour Saturday night.

  Construction begins for permanent bridge on U.S. 421

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has started construction on a permanent bridge after Hurricane Florence caused the largest washout in North Carolina at the New Hanover and Pender County line.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Month-long lane closures on S. College Rd., Wooster St. for sewer work to begin Monday

Portions of Wooster Street and South College Road in Wilmington will be closed beginning Monday, Feb. 18 for sewer work that is expected to run through mid-March.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial, Isabel Holmes bridges set to open for barge this evening

Both the Cape Fear Memorial and Isabel Holmes bridges are scheduled to open for a barge Thursday, Feb. 14.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Week-long lane closures on Wrightsville Beach drawbridge start Monday

Beginning Monday, the North Carolina Department of Transportation will conduct intermittent closures on the eastbound and westbound lanes of the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: House being moved from Wrightsville Beach to River Road on Sunday likely to cause delays

Drivers in and around Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington should be on the lookout as crews move a house to the River Road area Sunday morning.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge scheduled to open for sailboat today

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open for a sailboat Wednesday, Feb. 13.

  Eastwood Rd. safety, aesthetic improvements moving along

Work to improve traffic and safety on Eastwood Rd. is evident with the construction of traffic lights at the intersection of Eastwood Rd. and Dungannon Blvd, at the entrance of Autumn Hall.

  New bridge built after Hurricane Florence opens in Bladen County

The state Department of Transportation said in a news release that a bridge on Johnsontown Road has been repaired after hurricane floodwaters damaged it. The new bridge cost $1.2 million.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews stop gas leak; South Kerr Ave. reopens

Crews have repaired the leak and South Kerr Avenue has reopened.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closed this weekend

Expect closures on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge this weekend.

Hazmat crew determines possible methanol leak just condensation on tanker

No one was reported injured as a result of the wreck, which took place near the intersection of S. College Road and Hurst Drive.

  More than 400 Leland residents show up to voice concern over proposed Cape Fear Crossing

The Cape Fear Crossing is an approximately 9.5-mile proposed road and bridge aimed at improving traffic and enhancing freight movements from US 17 and I-140 in Brunswick County to US 421 near the Port of Wilmington in southern New Hanover County.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures planned for Wrightsville Beach bridges

Lane closures will be in place while two bridges in Wrightsville Beach are inspected next week.

  Investigators identify man killed after car crash, fall from bridge

Investigators have identified a man who died after falling from the Dan Cameron Bridge Wednesday night.

  Kerr Avenue construction expected to wrap up this summer

According to NCDOT, they expect work to finish up by the end of the summer season.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures expected Wednesday on Wrightsville Ave.

Lane closures are planned for a portion of Wrightsville Ave. between Dawson Street and Spofford Circle.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures expected on bridge for about a month

One lane of the bridge on Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway over the NE Cape Fear River in Wilmington will close for about a month while maintenance work is being done.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Market Street closed after crash knocks out power to thousands

Thousands of people in the Ogden area were without power Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer slammed into power lines and destroyed power poles on Market Street.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wrightsville Avenue closure extended for sewer repair work

Bonham Ave at Wrightsville Ave will be closed to everyone except for local traffic beginning Monday, Jan. 28. at 9 a.m. for repairs to a broken sewer main.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews replacing pipe on NC 11 in Pender Co.

Crews with the N.C. Department of Transportation will be replacing a pipe in the southbound lane of N.C. 11 starting Monday, Jan. 28.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Railroad crossing work nears completion, 4 crossings remain closed

CSX crews appear to be nearing completion of repair work to multiple railroad crossings throughout the city.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: CSX closes several railroad crossings in Wilmington

Expect road closures at railroad crossings in multiple locations throughout Wilmington the next couple of days.

One seriously injured in two-vehicle vehicle accident

A person involved in the crash had to be extricated from a vehicle before being taken to NHRMC.

  Traffic Alert: Multiple closures at rail crossings scheduled for Monday

Expect road closures at railroad crossings in multiple locations throughout Wilmington tomorrow.

BREAKING: All four lanes on Snow’s Cut Bridge now back open after vehicle accident

An accident involving at least two vehicles has caused all lanes of Snow’s Cut Bridge leading to Carolina Beach to close down, according to New Hanover County Dispatch.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Railroad work being done on N. 23rd, King streets

Railroad work is causing the closure of two roads in Wilmington on Thursday.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck near Brunswick Forest causes traffic delays

A wreck caused traffic delays in the Brunswick Forest area Thursday morning.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Tractor-trailer hits power lines, causes outages and delays along U.S. 17 in Hampstead area

A wreck is causing traffic backups on Hwy. 17 in the Hampstead area.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Closures of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge resume

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will close overnight this week, as well as have lane closures heading into the weekend.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of U.S. 421 near Pender-New Hanover border reopens

A section of U.S. 421 near the New Hanover-Pender County line has reopened after CSX crews finished upgrades to a railroad crossing.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of NC 210 to close this week

According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, crews will remove a crossline pipe that has failed and will replace it on N.C. 210 near Balcombe Road.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane of I-40 closing for bridge maintenance starting next week

According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, one of the two westbound lanes of the I-40 bridge over Gordon Road will close during the daytime between Jan. 14 and Jan. 25.

Section of N. 4th St. to be closed for brick rehabilitation

Crews will begin the removal of asphalt covering the bricks on one block of N. 4th St. beginning Monday, Jan. 14

Section of Market Street closed due to multi-vehicle crash

A section of Market Street in the Forest Hills area has been closed following a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lights out at N. Kerr-MLK intersection after early morning wreck

An overnight wreck knocked out the traffic lights at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and N. Kerr Ave.

  Neighborhood in Brunswick Co. isolated by travel trouble when it rains

Residents in a Brunswick County neighborhood in Bolivia are having to plan for rainy day travel just to get beyond Orchard Lane, a private road they say becomes virtually impassable when it rains.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Closures scheduled for Cape Fear Memorial Bridge this week

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is expected to be closed overnight Wednesday night through Friday morning.

2019 brings new parking rates in Wilmington

It’s going to cost a little more to park in some areas of downtown Wilmington in 2019.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by pickup truck on Carolina Beach Road

Gary Mincolla, 38, of Wilmington, died at the scene.

  Park for free downtown this Christmas

Free on-street parking on Monday and Tuesday,

River Road reopens after head-on collision involving dump truck

A head-on crash between a car and a dump truck shut down a section of River Road for approximately three hours Thursday afternoon.

  Home for the holidays: NCDOT suspends highway construction for travelers

NCDOT suspends construction on major highways during for the holidays to help your travels go a little smoother.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Croomsbridge Road closed due to flooding

A portion of Croomsbridge Road in Pender County is closed due to flooding, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation.

  More Americans will travel this holiday season than ever before

Christmas is right around the corner and AAA predicts that nearly one third of the U.S population will be hitting the roads this holiday season.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge scheduled closures this week

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is expected to be closed overnight Wednesday and Thursday.

Several N.C. ferries running alternate schedules Dec. 24-25

In order to limit operating costs on traditionally low traffic days, the N.C. Department of Transportation has announced several routes in the N.C. Ferry System will be operating on an alternate schedules Dec. 24-25.

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry operating on one-boat schedule

The Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry will be operating on a one-boat schedule Friday due to a mechanical issue.

  Boiling Spring Lakes residents ready for well-traveled road to be repaired

Boiling Spring Lakes residents are frustrated with how long it has taken for East Boiling Spring Road to be repaired. The road has been under construction since September after it was washed out by Hurricane Florence.

Surf City Swing Bridge should be removed by March

Crews cut power to the bridge on Thursday and they're scheduled to begin removing the bridge tender house on Friday.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures planned for I-140

Lane closures are planned for a section of I-140 in New Hanover County while maintenance work is done this week.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Independence Blvd. closed all week

A portion of Independence Blvd. will be closed all of this week, according to Wilmington officials.

  One person hurt in two-car wreck on South College Road

A two-vehicle crash has shut down a section of South College Road near the Pine Valley area Wednesday morning.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to open for sailboat this morning

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open at approximately 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5.

  Wilmington’s fine-est hour: Parking trends in a growing downtown

From 2013 to 2018, more than 123,000 parking tickets were issued in Wilmington. As the city grows, parking officials work to keep up.

  Surf City’s brand new high-rise bridge opens to traffic

A ceremony was held Tuesday morning to officially open the new Surf City high-rise bridge to traffic, almost a year ahead of schedule.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial to open for sailboat today

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open for a sailboat at approximately 3:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3.

  New Surf City Bridge set to open this week

A project originally set to finish in September 2019 will be complete the first week of December.