TRAFFIC ALERT: New ramp associated with Military Cutoff Road Extension to open next week

  Intersection changes coming to Racine, College Acres

  Opposition mounts against proposed 6-story hotel on Wrightsville Ave

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road closure information for tonight’s Carolina Beach Christmas Parade

  Apex man dies in wreck on I-40

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to open for returning Diligence

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Carolinas fall into top 10 list of worst states for drunk driving

Greenfield Street repaving project completed

ILM expects high volumes for Thanksgiving after already seeing big year

Gas leak causes shutdown of portion of Market Street

N.C. DOT to hold public meeting on proposed Brunswick County project

  Understanding the gridlock: WECT talks to Wilmington traffic light engineer

  WAVE Transit unveils new Port City Trolley Program

New trolley will replace the previous trolley, with a revised route and a new name. The community engaged in a naming contest, and in May 2019, the votes were in favor of the new name, Port City Trolley.

Highway construction suspended for Thanksgiving holiday

The NC Department of Transportation says most construction on the state’s major highways will be suspended as travelers begin their Thanksgiving travel.

U.S. 701 bridge in Bladen County to remain closed for Florence-related repairs

The N.C. Department of Transportation said the northbound bridge on U.S. 701 in Bladen County will remain closed as NCDOT crews identify a plan to repair substructure damage caused by Hurricane Florence floodwaters.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Canal Dr. closed due to flooding

Several blocks of Canal Drive in Carolina Beach is closed Monday morning due to flooding.

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry still suspended Sunday due to heavy rain and winds

NCDOT: Work on busy Columbus County intersection expected to finish in December

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

  NCDOT tests equipment, prepares for the winter ahead

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Market Street in Wilmington reopens after crash

Crews working on bus stop project on Shipyard Blvd.

  Torchwood Boulevard closure to extend into December, NCDOT says

Torchwood Boulevard in Ogden continues to remain closed and will reopen sometime in December, according to officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation.

Google Maps users will soon be able to see speed traps

We’ve all had that feeling of cruising down the open road, but then all of a sudden, you find yourself slamming on the brakes when you see a police cruiser hiding on the side.

  NCDOT holds open house for proposed changes to U.S. 74/76 in Columbus County

The N.C. Department of Transportation held an open house Tuesday for Columbus County residents to see proposed safety changes to U.S. 74/76 that aim to reduce crashes near the Delco community.

  Disabled veteran: 'I pretty much use the bus for all of my transportation’

Wilmington City Council and community members are responding to the New Hanover County Commissioner’s vote to end their contract with WAVE Transit.

  Police search for hit-and-run driver involved in rollover crash

Police seek car involved in hit and run crash in Wilmington.

  Expect traffic impacts with Saturday’s IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon

A look at traffic impacts due to Saturday's IRONMAN triathlon.

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-40 ramps in Pender Co. to close for improvements

Crews with the N.C. Department of Transportation have plans to close ramps at an Interstate 40 interchange in Pender County to improve safety and create a smoother ride for driver.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Davis St. in Southport closing for tree removal

Davis Street in Southport will be closed all day Friday, Oct. 18, while two large trees are removed.

  Driver taken to hospital after school bus accident, no students injured

A wreck involving a school bus delayed traffic for about an hour Wednesday morning on Carolina Beach Road.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck involving dump truck delays drivers near 17th St.-Shipyard Blvd. intersection

A wreck involving a dump truck is tying up traffic at the intersection of 17th Street and Shipyard Blvd. Monday morning.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Mallory Creek Drive to temporarily close for repaving project

Mallory Creek Drive will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, Oct. 14 to allow crews to repair damaged asphalt and improve drainage in several locations on the roadway.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wrecks cause shutdown of portion of River Road in Brunswick Co. for more than an hour

River Road SE in Brunswick County (Hwy. 133) is shut down in both directions near Westport Drive due to a wreck Tuesday morning.

  NCDOT to stop traffic on U.S. 74/76 in Columbus County to set bridge girders

The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily stop traffic on U.S. 74/76 in Columbus County as part of the Hallsboro Road interchange project.

ILM survey gives insight on what flyers want at airport

ILM officials say 4,076 passengers responded to the survey.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Isabel Holmes, Cape Fear Memorial to open for tanker today

The Isabel Holmes Bridge is expected to open at approximately 2 p.m. with the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to follow shortly afterward.

  Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry to resume service Tuesday morning

The N.C. Department of Transporation announced Monday that the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry will resume service at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Inspection of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge complete

The N.C. Department of Transporation says the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will close to traffic for up to four nights as part of the bridge’s annual inspection.

  River Road closure for culvert repair starts Monday, drivers urged to prepare for extra traffic

Beginning Sept. 30, a portion of River Road will be closed for approximately six months so a large drainage culvert can be replaced and a CFPUA force main sewer line can be relocated.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Tennessee Ave. closing for stormwater work

A portion of Tennessee Avenue will be closed Thursday and Friday as crews make stormwater improvements in the area.

  DOT to shift southbound traffic onto new portion of U.S. 421

The N.C. Department of Transportation on Thursday will begin shifting traffic onto the new portion of U.S. 421 near the New Hanover-Pender county line, nearly a year after floodwaters from Hurricane Florence destroyed one of the main thoroughfares into Wilmington.

  Depending on resolution, gas prices could impact tourism industry following Saudi oil field attack

The Saturday attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities were the largest in the county’s history. While it is still uncertain who is responsible for these attacks, the United States Government has called it an attempt to impact the global economy.

  Multiple children taken to hospital after wreck involving school bus

A school bus was involved in a wreck Thursday morning at the intersection of the 16th Street and the Robin Hood Drive.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck causes multiple lane closures on College Road near Kings Grant

Northbound traffic is limited to just one lane for a portion on N. College Road after a wreck Thursday morning.

  Cooper attends NCDOT update on U.S. 421, a year after Florence

Governor Roy Cooper will be visiting the section of U.S. 421, Tuesday, that was washed out during Hurricane Florence.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Trees fallen over Green Swamp Road; U.S. 17 has reopened near Shallotte

According to a NCDOT tweet, the road is closed in both directions near Mount Pisgah Road SW near milemarker 20.

  Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route could resume on Oct. 1, NCDOT says

The Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route could resume on Oct. 1, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

NCDOT: Torchwood Boulevard closure to last another month

The work was supposed to wrap up in about two months, however, previous water restrictions in New Hanover County created delays to the utility work.

NCDOT: Work to begin soon on I-40 improvements

Nearly 30 miles of I-40 in Pender and Duplin counties soon will receive improvements.

NCDOT to suspend most major roadwork for upcoming Labor Day holiday

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will suspend most road construction projects causing lane closures on major routes across the state during the upcoming Labor Day holiday.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of S. 17th Street reduced to one lane

Northbound traffic in the 300 block of S. 17th Street (near Ann and Nun streets) will be reduced to one lane starting at 9 a.m.

  Hampstead Bypass project still on track despite NCDOT budget issues

Despite budget restrictions, Pender County leaders say the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) top priority project for Southeastern North Carolina will remain fully funded.

  Wrongway driver on Isabel Holmes Bridge accused of hit-and-run

Detectives with the Wilmington Police Department are seeking the public’s help to identify a driver accused of hitting another vehicle while going the wrong way on the Isabel Holmes Bridge.

  Car hits trailer, flips onto side on Third Street

The wreck occurred just before 9:30 a.m. on Third Street near Nun Street.

  CFPUA: Northbound lane of U.S. 421 to close for water main install

A northbound lane of U.S. 421 in New Hanover County will be closed starting next week so crews with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority can perform a water main installation.

Hurricane Florence repairs underway on Henry Street

Crews are making repairs to drainage pipes beneath Henry Street as part of a second phase of Hurricane Florence repairs to city infrastructure.

  City Council to consider designating 3rd St. in honor of civil rights pioneer

On September 3, city council members will consider designating 3rd St. from Market St. to Davis St. in honor of retired Major General Joseph A. McNeil, a Wilmington native and civil rights pioneer.

  Mixed Feelings: Reactions split after NCDOT announces Cape Fear Crossing postponed indefinitely

NCDOT said it initially was considering six different corridors that would have connected U.S. 17 and I-140 in Brunswick Co. to U.S. 421 near the Port of Wilmington.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Princess Street closed for tree work

A portion of Princess Street is closed Monday morning while crews work on trees along the street.

All lanes now open on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

A lane was closed for about an hour before reopening just before 9 a.m.

  Car overturns after hitting tree on Colonial Dr.

Shortly before 7 a.m., a vehicle hit a tree and then flipped over. The vehicle landed on its top on the roadway.

  Wilmington police share statistics as part of ‘Stop on Red’ week

The Wilmington Police Department took to Twitter to encourage drivers to stop at red lights as part of this year’s “Stop on Red” campaign.

  Public input deadline approaching for Independence Blvd extension

The state Department of Transportation unveiled its proposal Monday night to extend Independence Boulevard from Randall Parkway to US 74.

Kerr Avenue project nearing completion, according to the DOT

A $22 million project to widen and improve Kerr Avenue is scheduled to be wrapping up soon.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Old Fayetteville Road in Leland to close for 2 days

The N.C. Department of Transportation maintenance crews will close a portion of Old Fayetteville Road in Leland for two days next week.

  Attention overnight drivers! Bridge closures, training could slow your travel

Training is taking place on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge this week.

  NCDOT gets $1.8 million reimbursement from FEMA, state

The funds will reimburse the NCDOT for emergency response and protective measures.

  Study: I-40 deadliest highway in N.C. for summer travel

ASecureLife.com’s study Summer Travel Tips: The Most Dangerous Highways in Each State analyzed traffic fatality reports for the months of May through September from 2015 to 2017.

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

Both the Isabel Holmes Bridge and the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge are scheduled to open for a ship Monday morning.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of U.S. 701 to close for pipe replacement

When work begins on Monday, July 29, the road will be closed in both directions between Vinegar Loop and Sidney-Cherry Grove roads.

TRAFFIC ALERT: NC 20 reopens in Bladen Co.

A portion of NC 20 in Bladen County has reopened after being closed for more than an hour due to a wreck.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Paving work to begin on Adams St.

Crews with the City of Wilmington will begin paving Adams St. on Monday, July 22.

NCDOT to hold public meeting on proposal to extend Independence Blvd.

Independence Blvd. would be extended by 1.7 miles from Randall Parkway to U.S. 74 (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway).

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of U.S. 701 in Whiteville to close for sewer main work

The city of Whiteville will temporarily close the southbound lanes of U.S. 701 at the intersection with Washington Street beginning Tuesday night.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Nightly lane closures planned for I-140

Crews will be installing communications cable and conduit to “improve communication services at the Traffic Operations Center in Brunswick and New Hanover counties,” officials say.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sewer work to cause nightly closures on Dawson, Wooster streets

The work is expected to wrap up in about a month.

  Carolina Beach taking steps to eliminate flooding on Canal Drive

Called the Private/Public Tidal Containment Initiative, the plan is to update tidal flow barriers and containment facilities, such as bulkheads.

  Eastwood Road improvements almost complete

The City of Wilmington said in a news release Tuesday the combination of a privately funded project in the same area and the city's 2014 transportation bond project helped better coordinate the work and sped up improvements.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Hwy. 701 closing for storm drain repair

The City of Whiteville said in a news release the closure will begin at 9 p.m. Wednesday and the road should reopen at 6 a.m. on Thursday.