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Bridge painting may slow traffic


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Motorists using the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge should allow for extra time during their travels. Painting began yesterday on the bridge and will last until September 30. The NCDOT is planning to close one lane inbound and one lane of outbound traffic to allow for work.

Until May 28, lanes may be closed Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. on Saturdays until 6 a.m. on Sundays. From Memorial Day until Labor Day, lanes may be closed between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Actual road closings may be in effect Mondays through Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting this Wednesday and continuing through June 11.

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