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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

Memorial bridge painting done, Holmes bridge closed late next week

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More than two years after it started painting is done on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, but as work wraps on the Memorial Bridge, expect delays next month on the Isabel Holmes Bridge. Full story...
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Return of bridge painting means return of delays, closures

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Lane closures and traffic delays are back as paint crews continue working on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Work today caused major traffic, and that might be something you have to get used to. Full story...
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Expect delays, closures as bridge painting resumes

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Get ready for lane closures, detours and traffic delays. Crews will get back to work for a third year to finish the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Full story...
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Wilmington Bypass work progresses, bridge painting resumes Wednesday

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video With the number of construction projects going on in our area, orange barrels have become a part of the everyday scenery. From bridge repairs to resurfacing roads, there's a lot of work going on right now. One big project that's halfway done is expected to relieve congestion between Wilmington and Leland. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 17-year-old dead after falling from truck on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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A teenager is dead after falling out of a truck bed on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Friday night. Full story...
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Memorial Bridge lane closures planned for tonight, March

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Bridge work will mean lane closures on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Wednesday night. There will be intermittent closures several days next month, as well. Full story...
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Overturned pick-up on bridge slows morning commute

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Wondering why you or a coworker was late to work this morning? Blame an accident on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Full story...
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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closures begin this weekend

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The Department of Transportation will close the bridge from 11 p.m. Saturday until 10 a.m. Sunday. The bridge will also be closed each night from 11 p.m. until 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. Full story...
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DOT figures out why bridge got stuck, working on repairs

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During testing operations overnight, NC Department of Transportation personnel determined that a brake motor malfunctioned causing a short circuit in the Cape Fear River Memorial Bridge's computer system. As a result, the bridge remained open in its upright position for over an hour yesterday. Full story...
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Traffic moving again after Cape Fear Memorial Bridge gets stuck

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The Department of Transportation said it started sending crews to check out the bridge around 2:30 p.m., but they also got stuck in traffic. Full story...
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DOT awards contract for Wilmington bridge improvements

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NC Department of Transportation Secretary Gene Conti has awarded a contract to make improvements to the Cape Fear Memorial and Isabel Holmes Bridge in Wilmington. Full story...
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DOT shows off plans to ease Wilmington-Leland congestion

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video Drivers throughout our area have one common gripe: traffic. The roads between Wilmington and Leland are especially frustrating, but the state has some plans that could make the trip a little easier. Full story...
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Cape Fear Memorial moves up on bad bridge list

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The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is no longer the 10th worst bridge in North Carolina. It's the ninth worst. Full story...
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Drivers warned to avoid Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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The City of Wilmington and the Department of Transportation are asking drivers to avoid the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge for the next couple of hours. Full story...
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Painting to close bridge nightly through late July

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The DOT says the bridge will be closed in both directions each night so crews can finish a painting project that started a year ago. Full story...
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