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TRAFFIC ALERT: Market-3rd Street intersection to be partially closed starting Monday

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From July 23-Aug. 3, there will be partial closures of the Market/3rd Street intersection while a large manhole is installed and paving and other work is completed. The work will occur in two phases, with detours in place for each phase. Full story...
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River Road closed for sewer work

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River Road will be closed between Independence Blvd. and Sanders Dr. for the next two weeks while the CFPUA works on a sewer project. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Contractor causes delay in Kure Beach park opening

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video The Town of Kure Beach had plans to open the new Ocean Front Park in time for tourist season, but now the park that was supposed to be ready this month is being torn down and rebuilt. Full story...
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CCHS Celebrates New Construction

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Today marks a big day as Coastal Christian High School welcomes the trucks bearing the pre-engineered metal pieces that together will form the building that will be CCHS's new home. Full story...
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Construction wraps up on Oleander Drive

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One road construction project in Wilmington wrapped up a little sooner than expected. Full story...
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Downtown roads congested as students make their way to class

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video With new construction, new students, and new traffic patterns, getting anywhere downtown is harder than ever. Downtown Wilmington is packed with people on both roads and sidewalks, all in a hurry to get where they need to go. The corner of Front Street and Red Cross is especially busy because it’s smack in the middle of the Cape Fear campus. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Contractor defends company, says workers will get paid

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video We have response from a contractor accused of not paying workers for an ongoing job here in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Construction workers on gov't housing project claim they've not been paid in full

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video They have worked long and hard, but have yet to be paid in full. These workers helped build the new public housing complex on 4th Street in downtown Wilmington. They claim they have not been paid in full and are being cheated out of hundreds of dollars. Full story...
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Volunteers rebuild home destroyed by tornado

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videoIt's amazing what a few nails, wood and some concrete can do. For one Bladen County family, it can change a case of bad luck into good fortune. Full story...
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Louisiana Pacific laying off

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Louisiana-Pacific Corporation announced Tuesday plans to curtail production at its laminated veneer lumber mill off Highway 421 in Wilmington. Full story...
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Downtown construction hurting area businesses

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videoConstruction along downtown Wilmington's waterfront has been underway for two days now as workers are repairing a bulkhead, but some Water Street store owners aren't too happy about it. Full story...
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Wrightsville beach scam

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Wrightsville Beach detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with what they say is a private contracting scam. Full story...
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Portion of Nutt Street closing for 90 days

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Starting Thursday a portion of Nutt Street in downtown Wilmington will be closing to accommodate construction of the convention center. Full story...
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Crane safety

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videoThis year alone, at least 18 people have died in construction crane-related accidents around the country, and with the growth of our area, more cranes are popping up at construction sites. Full story...
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