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Wilmington city survey reveals traffic flow is still a top concern

The latest citizen survey conducted by the city of Wilmington every two years has been completed.
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Lanes to close on I-40 for bridge repairs

Starting Monday morning, the Department of Transportation will close lanes on I-40 near mile marker 414 for bridge repairs.
6 days ago
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BRUNSWICK BOOM: A closer look at what is being developed

In the next 20 years, Brunswick County is expected to add more than 62,000 people to its population.
Road Closed
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Truck spills load on Brunswick River bridge

Take heed if you're leaving Wilmington heading toward Leland.
1 week ago
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Emissions testing no longer required in Brunswick County

Less than two dozen North Carolina counties will be required to conduct vehicle emissions testing.
Heide Trask Drawbridge at Wrightsville Beach
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Lane closure scheduled for Wrightsville Beach Draw Bridge

Motorists using the bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway at Wrightsville Beach may see delays over the next few days.
Heide Trask Drawbridge at Wrightsville Beach
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Inspection to slow overnight traffic on Wrightsville Beach drawbridge starting Sunday

Expect delays if you're trying to get on or off Wrightsville Beach late at night starting Sunday.
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Accident caused backup along Hwy 17/74/76 in Brunswick Co.

A morning accident along Highway 17/14/76 in Brunswick County is backing up traffic this morn

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Residents concerned about high speed limits can request that local officials, DOT look at reducing them.
Author: By Hunter Ingram StarNews Staff
Posted: March 2, 2017, 4:59 pm
Those on two legs or two wheels often struggle to find their place on the region's crowded roads.
Author: StarNews Staff
Posted: February 17, 2017, 4:54 pm
Families are flocking to the suburbs, while downtown schools remain static or shrink
Author: By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff
Posted: February 4, 2017, 10:00 am