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

  Carolina Beach taking steps to eliminate flooding on Canal Drive

  Eastwood Road improvements almost complete

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

  NCDOT to hold meeting on US 17-Hickman Road intersection

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lanes reopen after damaged power pole, dangling traffic lights create delays at N. College, MLK Blvd.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures on Village Road in Leland set for Monday

  Public meeting about Brunswick Co. intersection scheduled for July 8

Man dies in Pender County car accident

  Crews complete sinkhole repair on South Front Street in Wilmington

New traffic lights on Eastwood Rd activated

Military Cutoff extension project closes Torchwood Blvd for several weeks

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closure planned on Front Street due to crane work

A portion of North Front Street will be closed to traffic Monday, June 24, and Tuesday, June 25.

  ‘It’s pretty simple actually’: Wrightsville Beach native presents idea for town’s drawbridge

Harry Stovall says his idea would allow north and southbound waterway traffic that can't pass under the bridge to use Mason and Masonboro inlets, limiting drawbridge openings to emergency and barge traffic.

  Nightly closures on Isabel Holmes Bridge to begin tonight

Nightly closures will begin Thursday, June 20, for the Isabel Holmes Bridge as preservation repairs get under way.

TRAFFIC ALERT: CFPUA repairs to affect traffic on Independence Blvd.

Starting at 9 a.m., westbound traffic on Independence Blvd. between South 17th Street and Carolina Beach Road will be reduced to one lane.

Survey reveals Wilmington citizens concerned about traffic, rebuilding after hurricane

  Kure Beach leaders consider adding crosswalks at beach access points

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

TRAFFIC ALERT: ‘Significant’ delays expected as crews begin paving East Oak Island Drive Monday morning

Section of NC 210 closing for culvert installation

City of Wilmington crews working on Cedar Ave.

Section of Chestnut St. reopens after lengthy closure

A section of Chestnut Street has reopened after a lengthy delay due to work on an apartment building.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound lanes of U.S. 17 reopened following wreck

Northbound lanes on U.S. 17 are blocked near the I-140 exit after a wreck Friday morning.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck at MLK Parkway and Market St. backing up traffic

A wreck at the intersection at MLK Parkway and Market St. is backing up traffic in the area Thursday morning.

Repair work closes bridge in Brunswick Co. for a week

The bridge is over Middle Swamp less than a mile south of its intersection with US 17 Business in Bolivia.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Intersection of Fourth and Grace to close for brick work

The intersection of Fourth and Grace streets will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. Monday while crews begin brick installation.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Fire hydrant replacement to force lane closure on Wrightsville Avenue

Crews with CFPUA will close a westbound lane in the 2700 block of Wrightsville Avenue Thursday morning while crews replace a fire hydrant that was struck by a vehicle.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Overnight lane closures planned for Cape Fear Memorial Bridge this week

Work will take place from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting on Wednesday, May 29.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sewer work to force lane shift on South Kerr Ave. Wednesday

Sewer work will force a lane shift on South Kerr Avenue beginning Wednesday morning, according to CFPUA.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Bridges to open for tug and barge tonight

According to the bridge tender, the Isabel Holmes is scheduled to open at approximately 2 p.m. with the Cape Fear Memorial following shortly afterward.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Bridge openings could impact evening traffic

Both the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge and Isabel Holmes bridges are expected to open Monday evening.

  The Coast Guard promotes safe boating practices ahead of Memorial Day weekend

It's National Safe Boating Week and the Coast Guard wants you to keep some things in mind while out on the water this holiday weekend.

  What you need to know ahead of one of the busiest travel weekends of the year

Millions of Americans will be traveling for Memorial Day weekend. Here are the things you need to know before hitting the road.

  NCDOT hosts public meeting to discuss potential replacement options for Wrightsville Beach drawbridge

The N.C. Department of Transportation recently conducted a feasibility study looking at replacing the Heide Trask Drawbridge, the only bridge in and out of Wrightsville Beach.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Westbound lane of Oleander Drive reopens after completion of emergency repairs

Westbound traffic has been reduced to a single lane Tuesday on Oleander Drive near where it connects with Wooster and Dawson streets while Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews work to repair a water main break.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Maintenance scheduled for Wrightsville Beach drawbridge

An inspection of the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge will cause lane closures Wednesday, May 22.

Overturned vehicle on U.S. 17 near Surf City slows southbound traffic

An overturned vehicle near Surf City is slowing southbound traffic on U.S. 17 Friday afternoon.

Public meeting scheduled for revised 74/76 upgrade

The meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the East Columbus High School gymnasium at 32 Gator Road in Lake Waccamaw.

  While it’s still years away, some in Wrightsville Beach ponder pros and cons of new drawbridge

The N.C. Department of Transportation recently conducted a feasibility study looking at replacing the Heide Trask Drawbridge, the only bridge in and out of Wrightsville Beach.

  Public meeting set for proposal to change Brunswick Co. intersection to interchange

The proposed project would affect the intersection of Ocean Highway and Southport-Supply Road Southeast.

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry trips canceled due to ramp repairs

All trips after 1:45 p.m. are canceled Saturday due to ramp repairs.

Why does it feel different driving over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge?

Drivers crossing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge are turning to social media, posting they are having more trouble than normal maintaining control while crossing the bridge.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Repair work to force lane closure on Wrightsville Beach drawbridge

The lane closure will start at 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 and is scheduled to reopen at 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 8.

TRAFFIC ALERT: CFPUA inspections could cause lane closures on Monday

The work is expected to continue through the end of May.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck on Carolina Beach Road causes backup near Codington Elementary

The wreck, which took place at the intersection of Echo Farms Blvd., is blocking a southbound lane.

  Nearly 700 people attend Cape Fear Crossing open house, public hearing

North Brunswick High School’s gymnasium was nearly filled with Brunswick County residents, North Carolina Department of Transportation employees and local law enforcement for the second of two open house/public hearing meetings about a proposed NCDOT project.

Man dies after hit-and-run in Brunswick Co.; SHP asking for help identifying driver

A hit and run crash left a Calabash man dead Tuesday, and the State Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help in identifying a driver involved in the collision.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Emergency sewer repairs close section of South Front Street in Wilmington

A section of South Front Street in Wilmington is closed so crews from CFPUA can perform emergency sewer repairs.

  Cape Fear Crossing project causes conflict between DOT, residents

As southeastern North Carolina’s population grows, the NC Department of Transportation is mapping out different plans to add a bridge to relieve traffic congestion in our area.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road to close in Surf City for sewer work

The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a portion of Little Kinston Road while sewer work is completed.

  Leland pushes harder for NCDOT to reconsider Cape Fear Crossing plans ahead of public hearings

Residents and elected leaders in Leland are hoping to make an impression on the North Carolina Department of Transportation and others on the committee in charge of the Cape Fear Crossing project, either through a stack of letters or a packed public hearing.

Sewer, water system repair work could cause intermittent road closures in Wrightsville Beach

Major repairs in the East and West Salisbury Street area are scheduled to begin Thursday.

  Troopers ID motorcyclist killed after chase, crash in New Hanover County

The N.C. State Highway Patrol has identified a motorcyclist killed after crashing during a chase with troopers last week.

TRAFFIC ALERT: South 16th Street closed after tractor-trailer takes down power lines

The intersection of 16th and Marstellar streets in Wilmington is closed after a tractor-trailer broke a power pole and knocked down power lines Tuesday afternoon.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Burnett Blvd. intersection to close for CFPUA work

The intersection of Burnett and Central boulevards will be closed Wednesday, April 24.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Emergency repairs affecting portion of Wrightsville Ave.

Emergency repairs are affecting traffic flow Tuesday on a portion of Wrightsville Ave.

  The best and worst days to fill up your tank to save money and time

GasBuddy released a survey that found the best and worst days of the week in each state to fill up.

  NCDOT hosting open houses, public hearings about proposed Cape Fear Crossing

Hoggard High is hosting the first event April 29, and North Brunswick High is hosting the second one April 30.

  HAPPENING TODAY: Live fire training in Leland to cause road closures and smoke advisory

A portion of Village Road will close for the training from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.

  CFPUA: Boil advisory lifted for Wrightsville Ave., which has reopened to traffic

Wrightsville Ave. between Independence Blvd. and Dawson St. has reopened to traffic after crews with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority made emergency repairs to a water main.

  ‘It’s going to be a thorn for us’: residents react to Market Street project forcing nightly lane closures until late 2022

A Market Street widening project by the N.C. Department of Transportation will require nightly lane closures until late 2022 to accommodate the construction.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures scheduled on I-40

Wilmington drivers, be aware!

Deal Diva: Study says Monday is best day to buy gas

Gas prices are expected to rise through Memorial Day, but knowing the best day of the week to fill up could help ease the pain at the pump.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sewer work to close section of Central Blvd. in Wilmington

The installation of a new sewer main will force the closure of a section of Central Boulevard in Wilmington starting 6 a.m. Wednesday.

  Oak Island bridge reopens three days ahead of schedule

The bridge connecting Oak Island and Southport reopened Friday, April 12, three days earlier than originally scheduled.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: CFPUA work on Burnett Blvd., Third St. to last about a month

The work is expected to continue until May 17.

Traffic Alert: Portion of River Road in Wilmington closing Sunday for race

River Road in Wilmington will close from 7 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 14, for the Time Trial @ RiverLights.

  WPD responds to more than 50 wrecks caused by distracted drivers in the last 60 days

The Wilmington Police Department posted on social media it has responded to 51 wrecks in a five-block radius near South College Road in the last 60 days, and the police say it’s because of distracted driving.

  ‘The last time I looked at her, she was so happy and smiling': Grandmother recalls losing 16-month-old granddaughter

It was a beautiful, sunny Friday morning. Cathy Hagelstein called her daughter, Susie Day, and asked if she’d like to go for a morning beach walk.

  Carolina Beach Town Council discusses safety improvement possibilities on busy boulevard

Carolina Beach town leaders spoke to the state Department of Transportation on Monday about making several changes to Lake Park Blvd.

  WPD plans for unprecedented growth, traffic in the city

The Wilmington Police Department is planning ahead to stay on top of the projected growth in Wilmington.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Sewer work planned for area near Carolina Beach Rd.-Shipyard Blvd. intersection

Work will occur between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Tuesday, April 9, through Friday, April 12.

  Crane arrival to affect vessel traffic, including ferry, on Cape Fear River

Monday’s arrival of a new crane will force the closing of a 26-mile stretch of the Cape Fear River, affecting all vessel traffic south of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge for approximately five to seven hours until the Zhen Hua 25 is safely moored at the Port of Wilmington.

  Parking and street closures for the Azalea Festival

What you need to know for this week's events in Wilmington.

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

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

REAL ID mobile office available this weekend at Azalea Festival

People attending the NC Azalea Festival in Wilmington this weekend can take advantage of REAL ID license and identification card services.

I-140 reopens to traffic after emergency bridge repairs

A stretch of Interstate 140 East near Leland is back open to traffic after the North Carolina Department of Transportation conducted emergency bridge repairs and re-inspected the structure.

  Neighbors concerned about dangers of crosswalk at 3rd and Ann streets; city unable to make safety changes

Neighbors living in Historic Downtown Wilmington are hoping additional safety measures will be implemented at the crosswalk at the intersection of 3rd and Ann Streets.

  Water St. set to re-open for two-way traffic in May

Crews have been working to replace aging water and sewer pipes under Water Street between Chestnut and Grace streets since early 2018.