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Wrightsville Beach Bridge

WBPD raises bridge to trap reckless driver

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videoFebruary’s in Wrightsville Beach are generally slow, but say one man quickly changed all of that with a joy-ride around the island. Full story...
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Traffic changes coming to Wrightsville Beach

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video After treading water for years Wrightsville Beach Aldermen are moving toward a solution for traffic backup the draw bridge creates. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge to close for painting

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The only way to drive on and off Wrightsville Beach will be closed for four night next month as crews paint. All lanes of the Heide Trask Drawbridge are scheduled to be closed overnight Sept. 8-11 from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. weather permitting. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach drawbridge construction causes frustration for drivers

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video The Wrightsville Beach Aldermen held a special meeting to talk about the ongoing bridge work. Residents and business owners living near Wrightsville Beach have complained about congestion on the bridge and on Thursday, officials from the Department of Transportation listened to their concerns. 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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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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Wrightsville Beach drawbridge closing tonight

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video The Wrightsville Beach drawbridge will be closing tonight from 11:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach bridge closed Tuesday night

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The entire US 74/76 bridge in Wrightsville Beach will be closed to traffic beginning at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Full story...
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Easter weekend traffic

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video Bridge work could mean slower traffic around Carolina Beach for Easter weekend, but it looks like you might be able to move a little faster if you're trying to get to Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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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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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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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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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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Wrightsville Beach Bridge work to linger into late July

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Repairs on the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge are running behind schedule. The completion date has moved from spring of next year to July 27. Full story...
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Six months of bridge work, closures start tonight at Wrightsville Beach

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The Wrightsville Beach drawbridge will limit traffic to and from the island for six months due to electrical and mechanical repairs. The first of the four-lane shutdowns starts tonight. Full story...
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