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Wrightsville Beach, DOT discuss traffic delays caused by bridge work

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video As work continues on the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge, locals hope to see an end to the construction soon. This morning town officials talked with the NCDOT to come up with a solution to help traffic flow onto and off the island. Full story...
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Bradshaw out as Ports Authority executive director

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video Tom Bradshaw is out as executive director of the NC State Ports Authority, an official confirmed on Monday. Ports authority spokeswoman Laura Blair said Bradshaw no longer works for the NC Department of Transportation, but provided no other information. Full story...
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DOT picks location for new Topsail Island Bridge

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videoThe Surf City Swing Bridge is one step closer to the end of its decades-long run. The NC Department of Transportation has decided where to build a new bridge to Topsail Island. Full story...
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DOT to add turn lane at Oleander & College

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video It looks like the North Carolina Department of Transportation will pick up the tab for a project that could help ease traffic at one of Wilmington's busiest intersections. Full story...
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Work to close lanes on I-140 Dan Cameron Bridge

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video The NC Department of Transportation will temporarily close the eastbound and westbound lanes on the Dan Cameron Bridge on I-140 near Wilmington intermittently this week. Full story...
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Holiday travel rush gets underway

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videoWe are just four days from Christmas. That means the holiday travel season is in full swing. The kids are out of school. Parents are off work. All that's left now is the long ride home for the holidays. AAA says whether it's by train, plane, or automobile more than 93 million Americans are heading home for the holidays. Full story...
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Brunswick River Bridge lane closure Thursday night

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video The NCDOT will close the left, eastbound lane of the Brunswick River Bridge tomorrow night. The bridge carries US 17/74/76 over the Brunswick River just east of Leland. Full story...
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Isabel Holmes bridge closed Tuesday night

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video The North Carolina Department of Transportation will temporarily close the Isabel Holmes Bridge in Wilmington to all traffic beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The bridge is scheduled to reopen Wednesday at 5 a.m. Full story...
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ON THE ROADS: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closes lane

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video The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will be down to one lane heading into Brunswick County, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Full story...
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Wilson quiet as DOT names bridge after him

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video State and local leaders gathered today to honor Lanny Wilson by naming the bridge at MLK Parkway and 23rd Street after him. Full story...
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Transportation crews working to restore NC Highway 12 by Christmas

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is continuing its work to restore N.C. Highway 12 north of Rodanthe. Road crews temporarily closed the four-wheel drive route Thursday to remove damaged pavement and level the area in hopes to reopen the road to all traffic by Christmas. The emergency ferry route between Stumpy Point and Rodanthe remained open. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Rhodes Bridge work will mean lane closures

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videoNecessary repairs to a bridge near the Battleship may mean traffic troubles. The S. Thomas Rhodes Bridge carries US 421 over the Cape Fear River. Fixing it up will mean fewer lanes for traffic during the work. So why do it in the peak of tourist travel? Full story...
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DOT to rename bridge after Lanny Wilson

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video The North Carolina Department of Transportation tomorrow will rename a Wilmington bridge in honor of a former Board of Transportation member who quit amidst controversy. Full story...
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NCDOT awards nearly $4 million contract to preserve Thomas Rhodes Bridge

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video The Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to preserve the Thomas Rhodes Bridge, which carries U.S. 421 over the Cape Fear River in New Hanover County. The project will entail major preservation work including hydro-demolition of the bridge deck and the placement of a latex modified overlay, replacement of expansion joints, cleaning and painting of the structural steel and various structural concrete repairs. Full story...
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Tow truck drivers help people use Hatteras road

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After Hurricane Sandy hit more than a month ago, visitors and residents were stuck with two ways on and off Hatteras Island, and both involved hours-long ferry rides. Full story...
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