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Oak Island Bridge

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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Two years after worker's death, Oak Island bridge officially open

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videoThe new Oak Island Bridge is officially open and now has a new name. Today's ribbon cutting was a long time coming after lengthy delays, including the investigation into the death of worker. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Oak Island Bridge opening delayed another month

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Opening of the new bridge to Oak Island will be delayed about 30 days because of the unique construction features of the bridge and excessive heat this summer. The NCDOT is currently withholding $5,000 a day in fines for every day that the project is behind schedule. Full story...
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Oak Island bridge should be open in fall

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The DOT says 86 percent of the work is done and the bridge should be open by late September. Full story...
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Foreman files lawsuit in Oak Island Bridge collapse

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The accident killed one worker and injured another. Full story...
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Survivor of Oak Island Bridge collapse sues DOT, contracting company

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A man injured during the Oak Island bridge collapse is suing the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Ricky Bryant was attached to a concrete girder that fell five stories last December. Full story...
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Oak Island Bridge sees more delays

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There are more issues with the Oak Island Bridge. The Department of Transportation said that construction of the bridge will be put on hold again - this time due to hairline cracks in the girders. Full story...
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Two construction companies face fines and violations in Oak Island Bridge accident

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Two construction companies must pay more than $9,000 in fines for the death of a man during construction of the new Oak Island Bridge. Full story...
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Oak Island bridge work to resume

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After months of investigation into the death of a construction worker on the new Oak Island bridge, work is scheduled to resume. Full story...
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Cause of Oak Island bridge collapse released

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The Department of Transportation said they now know what caused the Oak Island Bridge to collapse in December, taking the life of one worker. Full story...
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Investigations continue in Oak Island bridge death

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Progress on the Oak Island Bridge remains stalled. Investigators from the North Carolina Department of Labor are still looking into the construction accident in December. Full story...
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Donations cover costs of sending Jose Montalvo's body to Mexico

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The finacial woes for the widow of the man killed in the Oak Island bridge collapse are over, at least for now. Full story...
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Indecision about shipping Jose Montalvo's body

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video Montalvo's body is scheduled to arrive in Mexico on Saturday. However, Sanchez's attorney Eric Altman said the funeral home in Mexico told him if they didn't receive almost $3,500 by 5:00 p.m. Friday, they wouldn't pick up the body from the airport. Full story...
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Widow needs help to cover funeral costs

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videoThe fatal accident on the new Oak Island bridge two weeks ago was bad enough, now construction worker Jose Montalvo's widow is struggling for help. Full story...
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Suspended girder latest hurdle at new Oak Island bridge

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WWAYTV3 learned new details Monday on last week's deadly construction accident on the New Oak Island Bridge. Full story...
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