River Road
Training, preparedness credited for saving deputy fire chief, wife from fire
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:35pm.

videoLittle is left of a New Hanover County home after a fire early this morning. The victims are a Carolina Beach firefighter and his wife.

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Man on scooter crashes into SUV
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sun, 07/28/2013 - 5:49pm.

A 49-year-old man on a scooter crashed into an SUV earlier this afternoon. According to Highway Patrol, Mark Taylor crossed over the median and into the SUV on River Road at about 2:45 p.m.

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Bridge work to close part of River Road this week
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 7:54am.

videoBridge work will mean a closure on part of River Road in New Hanover County this week. The North Carolina Department of Transportation closed River Road 2.9 miles south of Sanders Drive in both direction at 8 a.m. The closure continues until Friday at 5 p.m.

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FIRST ON 3: Four-car crash closes River Rd., sends toddlers to hospital
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 9:39am.

videoA four-car crash that shut down River Road Tuesday morning sent at least four people to the hospital.

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Troopers find driver from River Road wreck
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 10:40pm.

video A two-day search is over. A man believed to have been thrown from a violent crash Monday night has been found.

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Authorities suspend search for driver along River Road
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 7:40am.

The search for the driver who might have been thrown from a van that crashed Monday night along River Road in New Hanover County was called off shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday, N.C. Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. Troy Pope said.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: River Road closed again tomorrow
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 10:29am.

Work by CFPUA crews will mean closing part of River Road tomorrow night. Utility contractors continue sewer pipe installation in part of the ongoing Barnard's Creek Sewer Improvement Project.

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CFPUA: River Road should reopen Friday
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 2:55pm.

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says it expects the portion that has been closed since May 17 will reopen Friday.

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River Road closed for sewer work
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 9:47am.

River Road will be closed between Independence Blvd. and Sanders Dr. for the next two weeks while the CFPUA works on a sewer project.

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ONLY ON 3: Driver on-scene when bicyclists were hit talks to WWAY
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 04/06/2011 - 10:17am.

video Rob Miller was driving down River Road Sunday morning when he passed two men riding their bicycles. He didn't think anything of them until he looked back in his rear-view mirror and saw them get hit by a car.

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