Traffic

Road project to improve safety and traffic flow on Eastwood Rd.

Crews will begin work this week to improve the look and function of Eastwood Road between Bretonshire Road and Cavalier Drive.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Barbee Bridge in Oak Island closing for six months Monday

The G.V. Barbee Bridge on NC 133 over the Intracoastal Waterway will be closed for six moths starting Monday, Oct. 15, according to Oak Island officials.

Bridge closure prompts Dosher Memorial Hospital service changes

Planned construction on the Barbee Bridge between Southport and Oak Island will cause some Dosher Memorial Hospital services to be relocated.

Free downtown trolley updates route for October

After testing a pilot program in September, Wave Transit is updating it’s transit schedule for the downtown trolley.

Several American Airlines flights remain canceled in aftermath of TS Michael

Almost all American Airlines flights arriving and departing from Wilmington International Airport are canceled Friday after TS Michael

Wilmington bicyclist struck, killed by trash truck

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a Waste Industries truck just outside Wilmington city limits Tuesday evening, according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol.

NC DMV extends hours to relieve long lines

The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles extends weekday hours to help alleviate long lines.

School buses and debris pick-up to cause traffic delays in Boiling Spring Lakes

School bus pick-ups and debris puck-ups will cause traffic delays throughout Boiling Spring Lakes this week.

US 421 rebuild begins at New Hanover-Pender County line

North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon tweeted Thursday morning that repairs began Wednesday and that it will take 30 days to get one side of the highway open to two-way traffic.

Traffic into, out of port back to normal after morning train derailment

A CSX train derailed Thursday morning, disrupting traffic at a busy Wilmington intersection.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of Chestnut Street closed for emergency sewer repair

Emergency repair work to the sewer system has forced the 2300 block of Chestnut Street to be closed between North 23rd Street and Kenwood Avenue.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Chestnut St. closed for sewer repair

A portion of Chestnut Street will be closed for most of this week as a Cape Fear Public Utility Authority contractor makes an emergency repair to the sewer system.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Makeshift roundabouts being used at some intersections without traffic lights

When driving around Wilmington this morning, you may see some unusual traffic patterns at some intersections.

Wave Transit cancels bus service ahead of Florence

Wave Transit suspends bus services as they prepare for Hurricane Florence. The transit authority tweeted Wednesday morning that bus service will end at noon. They say it will also be canceled Thursday.  #hurricaneFlorence UPDATE: Bus service will conclude today, 9/12 at 12pm. All service will be #cancelled for tomorrow, 9/13. Please utilize the Public Hotline, (910) 798-6800 or @NCEmergency website for additional resources and info. #ILM https://t.co/Pg9FAv2dve pic.twitter.co...

Two Wilmington police officers injured in downtown crash

Two Wilmington police officers are recovering after their patrol vehicles were struck by a driver who allegedly ran a red light near downtown Thursday morning.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial and Isabel Holmes bridges to open today

Both the Isabel Holmes and Cape Fear Memorial bridges are scheduled to open Wednesday, Sept. 5, for a tug and barge that are heading out.

Overturned tractor trailer causing traffic backup on US 74/76 in Delco

An overturned tractor trailer is causing traffic delays Wednesday morning on US 74/76 in Columbus County. The wreck took place near the intersection with NC 87.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to close overnight Wednesday; more nightly closures start Sept. 10

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is expected to close Tuesday and Wednesday nights as crews with the N.C. Department of Transportation conduct inspections.

Work on small cell towers to begin throughout Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach cell service could soon be improving as contractors with Light Tower begin installing small cell towers this week.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rollover accident caused long traffic backup in Brunswick County

Emergency crews responded to a rollover accident Tuesday morning in Brunswick County.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial, Isabel Holmes bridges to open this morning

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open at approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to open today

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3.

Vehicles in dealer's lot damaged in wreck

Multiple vehicles in a car dealer's lot were damage in a wreck Friday afternoon.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Several roads expected to re-open today

Three road closures that have been affecting traffic as far back as July are expected to end Friday.

Everything you need to know for Labor Day weekend travel

It's one of the busiest travel weekends of the year: Labor Day. As the unofficial end to summer, many plan to hit the road or jet out for the long weekend. There are several things to note before packing up your bags.

NCDOT: Work to improve section of Stone Chimney Rd. in Brunswick to last until 2019

The work will consist of widening, paving, and replacing the pavement markings with one lane remaining open to traffic at all times.

NCDOT to transition section of US 74/76 in Columbus County to superstreet

A section of U.S. 74/76 in eastern Columbus County will be redesigned into a "superstreet" which will include new medians and a traffic signal.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sewer repairs to force lane shift on Wrightsville Avenue

Sewer main repairs with force a lane shift on Wrightsville Avenue for most of Wednesday, according to officials with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Queen Street to close again today

A Wilmington street will close for the second day in a row as crews work on repairs. According to the City of Wilmington's twitter, Queen Street between 16th St. and 17th St.

When should you stop for a school bus?

It's back to school time. Students all over North Carolina are getting back into the classroom which means school buses are back on the roads. Since it's been several months, some drivers may need a refresher when it comes to school bus laws.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to open today

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open at approximately noon Monday, Aug. 27.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Ramp closure on I-140 bridge, I-40 interchange next Monday

Drivers using the ramp from Interstate-140 East to westbound I-40 in Wilmington should expect to encounter a temporary overnight ramp closure on Monday, Aug. 27.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Princess St. to close for sewer line replacement

A portion of Princess Street has closed while Cape Fear Public Utility Authority replace a sewer line Friday.

Sloop Point Loop Road project continues; will open in time for school

Sloop Point Loop Road's opening has been delayed, but the NC Department of Transportation said it will be open in time for the start of school.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Tree removal will force road closure in Burgaw

A section of U.S. 117 in Burgaw will close on Wednesday to allow N.C. Department of Transportation crews to safely remove a dead tree that could pose a hazard to drivers.

Longer screening time expected at ILM after X-ray machine breaks down

Travelers flying out of Wilmington International Airport should expect longer lines at the security checkpoint Monday after one of TSA's x-ray machines was knocked out of service due to mechanical issues.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident shuts down lane of traffic on Shipyard Blvd

An accident has shut down a lane of traffic on Shipyard Boulevard, heading eastbound near the intersection of Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington.

Power outage affects thousands in Ogden area

A power outage is affecting traffic signals on two of Wilmington's busiest roads Wednesday morning.

Southport/Ft. Fisher ferry running one boat as crews work on mechanical issues

The Southport/Ft. Fisher ferry is running on a one boat schedule Wednesday morning. According to NCDOT, the Motor Vessel Southport has a mechanical issue with the steering. Southport/Ft Fisher Ferry on a one boat schedule due to mechanical issues on M/V Southport.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Paving projects in Brunswick Co. require lane closures

Three paving projects that got under way in Brunswick County this week will require lane closures.

Bridge on US 701 in Bladen Co to undergo restoration

The concrete surface of the northbound U.S. 701 bridge over the Cape Fear River in Elizabethtown soon will be restored.