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Filming to cause weekend closures on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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Traffic during what is sure to be a busy St. Patrick's Day weekend may be even busier on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge thanks to a filming project.

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Wrightsville Beach gets update on bridge work

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Wrightsville Beach officials met with the NCDOT today for an update on the drawbridge project. The bridge has been under full time construction since October. Full story...
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Windy Wednesday could foul ferries

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videoWindy weather could cut ferry routes tomorrow, including the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. NCDOT Ferry Division crews have prepared their docks to be ready in case routes need to be shut down when the storm arrives, making ferry travel potentially unsafe. Full story...
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Lane closures on Surf City bridge continue tonight

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videoThe NC Department of Transportation will again temporarily close one of two lanes on the bridge on NC 210/NC 50 in Surf City tonight from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., weather permitting. Full story...
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Busy intersection back open after crash takes down pole, traffic signals

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The intersection of College Rd. and Shipyard Blvd. is back open after a crash took down a pole and traffic signals. DOT crews worked for 4 hours to repair power of the intersection's traffic lights. Full story...
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Left turn ban goes into effect on Airlie Rd. near Wrightsville Beach bridge

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videoDrivers won't be able to turn left near the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge for a while. The DOT agrees to restrict left turns to and from Airlie Road beginning this week. Full story...
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NCDOT to hold public hearings on proposed ferry toll rates

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The NC Department of Transportation will hold two public meetings about proposed toll changes on its ferry routes, including the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. Full story...
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Wilmington asks for no left turns near Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge

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Traffic near Wrightsville Beach may have another obstacle. The City of Wilmington has asked the state to temporarily keep drivers from turning left onto and off of Airlie Road. Full story...
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NCDOT Sec. addresses licenses for immigrants, I-140 construction

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video The newly-appointed secretary of the NC Department of Transportation made a stop in Wilmington Friday. Tony Tata joined other dignitaries at a luncheon hosted by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. Before the event got underway, Tata addressed his department's decision to issue driver's licenses to qualifying immigrants, saying it's a matter of public safety. Full story...
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NCDOT to issue driver licenses for immigrants who qualify

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The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) today announced that it will soon begin issuing driver licenses and identification cards to applicants qualified under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The DACA program grants work permits to immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. Full story...
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Bridge work to slow traffic on NC 133 to Oak Island

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videoDrivers can expect closures on the NC 133 bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway in Oak Island during the next two weeks. Full story...
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Closures planned for Surf City bridge

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videoThe NCDOT will temporarily close one of two lanes on the bridge into Surf City Sunday and Monday, from 9 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. each night, weather permitting. Full story...
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Power loss affects NC DMV systems for 2nd day

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A power outage at the Raleigh headquarters of the NC Division of Motor Vehicles is disrupting the agency's services statewide for a second day. Full story...
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State approves highway paving projects for Brunswick, Pender, New Hanover counties

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video The NC Department of Transportation has awarded a $13.9 million contract to S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson to widening, resurfacing and shoulder work on roads in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Full story...
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Interim chief named for NC Ports

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videoJeff Miles has been appointed Acting Executive Director of the North Carolina State Ports Authority effective immediately. Miles, who joined the Ports in 2005 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to Deputy Executive Director in 2012, replaces Tom Bradshaw, who stepped down earlier this week after a year on the job. Full story...
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