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Accident knocks out power, traffic lights in Wilmington

A large section of Wilmington near Independence Mall is without power due to an accident Thursday morning.
4 days ago
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On the roads: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to open Monday

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is set to open around noon today.
7 days ago
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Section of Village Point Road to close Monday

A section of Village Point Road in Brunswick County will be closed for the remainder of the month starting Monday.
1 week ago
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Portion of NC 210 in Pender County to close for two weeks

A road in Pender County is going to close Monday for two weeks.
2 weeks ago
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Azalea Triathlon this weekend, bike portion could cause delays

If you'll be driving around Wilmington Saturday, you might notice quite a few bikes on the road. The 14th annual Azalea Triathlon is scheduled to take place on Saturday.
2 weeks ago
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Beasley Road to close for six months for drainage project

Work to replace the bridge on Beasley Road as part of a $4 million drainage improvement project will begin today.
Topsail Beach speed limit
3 weeks ago
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Topsail Beach residents concerned about speed limit

Some Topsail Beach residents are concerned about the speed limit across the four mile stretch of North Anderson Boulevard near Surf City.
Wrightsville Beach paid parking
3 weeks ago
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Reminder: Paid parking on Wrightsville Beach in effect

According to Wilmington’s town website, metered parking is in effect from March 1st through October 31st, except where otherwise posted.
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If there’s one problem that affects just about everyone in southeastern North Carolina, it has to be traffic. From road work to congestion to the future growth of the area, getting around is often hard to do. It’s a problem so big, two Wilmington newsrooms are joining forces to tackle it as part of OPERATION GRIDLOCK.

WWAY and the StarNews are working together to find out what’s behind the slowdowns and bottlenecks, what’s being done to fix them and how you can avoid some of the worst places on our roads. We’ll have tips and traffic updates and much more.

So when you’re seeing red from brake lights and feel the road rage turning on, county on OPERATION GRIDLOCK driven by WWAY and the StarNews.

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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
Replacing the old pipe could close South Third Street for 8 months
Author: By Adam Wagner StarNews Staff
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:42 am
Earlier this month, board voted to allocate $17.5 million
Author: By Adam Wagner StarNews Staff
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:41 am
More to construction than laying asphalt.
Author: By Tim Buckland StarNews Staff
Posted: December 13, 2016, 3:59 pm
Hampstead bypass, Military Cutoff extension moving forward
Author: By Tim Buckland StarNews Staff
Posted: December 13, 2016, 3:42 pm
U.S. 74 between Wilmington and Charlotte only has three portions designated interstate. The N.C. Department of Transportation is working to upgrade other portions of U.S. 74 to interstate quality.
Author: By Makenzie Holland StarNews Staff
Posted: December 13, 2016, 3:41 pm
Department is evaluating 12 options for the $1 billion bridge.
Author: By Adam Wagner StarNews Staff
Posted: December 13, 2016, 10:54 am
The N.C. Department of Transportation has plans in the works to address the intense congestion during peak travel times along College Road.
Author: By Hunter Ingram StarNews Staff
Posted: December 13, 2016, 10:00 am
NC DOT could determine new Cape Fear crossing route by 2018
Author: Adam Wagner
Posted: December 13, 2016, 3:01 am
As Port City's congestion grows, drivers seek alternate routes
Author: StarNews Staff
Posted: November 27, 2016, 10:11 am