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StarNews: Transportation panel backs next step on new bridge crossing

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By Adam Wagner
StarNewsOnline.com

Consideration of another Cape Fear River crossing is sputtering into gear, and on Wednesday the project was given a healthy shove by the region's Transportation Advisory Committee.

The committee passed a resolution requesting that the N.C. Department of Transportation move ahead with its environmental study, which will narrow down the 15 alternatives over the next few years until only the preferred route remains.

"We've had two years where this project was stalled and that was just miscommunication (between the TAC and the DOT). ... It's fairly perilous for us to delay the request to ask them to move forward," said Laura Padgett, the committee's chairwoman and a Wilmington Councilwoman.

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