Wrightsville Beach Bridge
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Left turn ban goes into effect on Airlie Rd. near Wrightsville Beach bridge
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 8:52am.

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.

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Wilmington asks for no left turns near Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 2:41pm.

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.

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Wrightsville Beach, DOT discuss traffic delays caused by bridge work
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 5:15pm.

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.

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Wrightsville Beach Bridge work to linger into late July
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 3:32pm.

Repairs on the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge are running behind schedule. The completion date has moved from spring of next year to July 27.

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Six months of bridge work, closures start tonight at Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:16pm.

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.

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Lane closures next week on Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 10:38am.

Residents and visitors can expect more traffic than usual getting on and off Wrightsville Beach next week.

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Crews working on Wrightsville Beach drawbridge until 5 p.m.
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 10:06am.

Traffic off of Wrightsville Beach could be slowed through the afternoon today. The North Carolina Department of Transportation has closed the westbound right lane of US 74/76 at the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge over the Intracoastal Waterway until 5 p.m. to perform bridge maintenance.

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Pennsylvania company gets job to fix Wrightsville Beach bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:05am.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has hired a Pennsylvania company to do work on the bridge to Wrightsville Beach.

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Wrightsville Beach bridge closures end
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/23/2009 - 2:52pm.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has canceled its planned closures for the drawbridge after the necessary work was completed.

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More delays possible with Wrightsville Beach bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/10/2009 - 4:11pm.

Construction on the Wrightsville Beach bridge could be extended once again. Now officials say the work could continue until March 29th.

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