TRAFFIC ALERT: Closures of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge resume

TRAFFIC ALERT: Closures of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge resume
The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will close overnight this week, as well as have lane closures heading into the weekend.

The bridge will close Wednesday, Jan. 16 and Thursday, Jan. 17, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Then, the bridge will have lane closures Friday, Jan. 18 and Saturday, Jan. 19 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Closures then will take place every two weeks: Jan. 25-28, Feb. 8-11. Feb. 22-25, March 8-11 and March 22-25.

Nightly bridge closures Sunday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. will continue until further notice.

According to NCDOT officials, during the closure “a contractor will be working on the bridge and its approaches to extend the life of the structure and reduce the need for future maintenance.”

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