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Community speaks out about new NCDOT Hampstead bypass plan

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videoA revised plan for the Highway 17 bypass project has some people concerned. The NC Department of Transportation says the new interchange will help with excess traffic. But neighbors say it's a waste of money, and they want to keep the area preserved. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach bridge closed to overnight traffic starting Monday

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videoThe Wrightsville Beach bridge will be closed to nightly traffic beginning tomorrow. The bridge will be shut down from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Full story...
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Replacing N. 3rd St. Bridge could impact Azalea Festival Parade

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video The North Third Street Bridge in downtown Wilmington is in desperate need of repairs. The bridge was built in 1920 and will take a year to replace, but replacing the bridge would have a major impact on of the biggest events in the Port City. Full story...
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UPDATE: Nearly 1,800 arrested for DWI in 'Booze It & Lose It' campaign

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State transportation officials say almost 1,800 motorists were arrested on North Carolina highways for driving while impaired during an Independence Day operation. Full story...
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NCDOT suspends highway construction for July 4th

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation is suspending most of its construction projects on the state's highways to help keep the July 4 holiday traffic flowing smoothly. Full story...
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Bridge replacement to close two Brunswick Co. roads for months

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videoThe NC Department of Transportation says work to replace two bridges will close two roads for several months starting next week. Full story...
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Memorial for hit and run victim removed

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videoAfter 27-year-old cyclist Zachary Paul Tyler was killed in a hit and run accident near the 7000 block of Wrightsville Avenue earlier this June, a memorial stood in his honor. Now, the spot where Zachary died is bare. "Zachary had only died right here less than a week, and the NCDOT came and removed it," said mother Beverly Tyler. Full story...
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Detoured 75 mph NC bill revived as study

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An effort that was detoured in the House to raise the speed limit on some North Carolina roads to 75 mph may be restarted in the form of a study. Full story...
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McCrory to celebrate transportation money overhaul

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Gov. Pat McCrory will celebrate one of his policy achievements at the General Assembly with North Carolina legislative leaders at his side. Full story...
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Bridge work to cause detour in Southport starting Sunday night

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Weather permitting, the NC Department of Transportation plans to close a section of NC 211 in Southport Sunday for preservation work on the bridge over the Duke Energy Progress Discharge Canal near the Brunswick Nuclear Plant. Full story...
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House move to slow traffic Wednesday and Thursday at Wrightsville Beach

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Moving a house at Wrightsville Beach will mean traffic delays Wednesday and Thursday. Full story...
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Intermittent lane closures on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge begin Sunday

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videoDrivers can expect some lane closures overnight on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge starting Sunday. Full story...
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NCDOT addresses bridge safety after Washington collapse

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In light of the bridge collapse in Washington, the North Carolina Department of Transportation wants to educate our citizens and visitors about how we keep North Carolina's bridges maintained for safe travel. Full story...
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Law enforcement looks for seat belt violations as 'Click it or Ticket' kicks off

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videoIt's the 20th year for the "Click it or Ticket" campaign in North Carolina, and officers are still pulling over many of you for not wearing your seat belts. Just in time for Memorial Day, law enforcement is again out to remind you to buckle up. Full story...
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All lanes of Snow's Cut Bridge back open in time for summer

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video Drivers trying to get to and from Pleasure Island are getting a break from traffic tie-ups. All four lanes on Snow's Cut Bridge are back open, and just in time for the summer rush. Full story...
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