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Transportation logistics required for Saturday's Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon

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video You're going to need extra patience driving around Wilmington on Saturday. There will be a few traffic hotspots due to the internationally recognized iron distance and half iron distance triathlon. Competitors from around the country will be biking, running and swimming around historic Wilmington. Full story...
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Part of NC Blue Ridge Parkway closing for repair

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A five-mile stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Hendersonville will close for repair of a bridge over Interstate 26. Full story...
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Meeting seeks feedback on plan to improve traffic in Port City

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Transportation planners are looking for feedback on a plan to make getting around Wilmington better. Full story...
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Feedback wanted for US 17 Corridor Study

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video Two major construction projects would dramatically change the drive between between Hampstead and Wilmington. Some residents welcome the change, but it could come at a cost for others. Full story...
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Governor announces plan to speed up urban loop projects, including Wilmington

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It looks like work on the Wilmington Bypass will move ahead more quickly than expected under a new plan Gov. Bev Perdue unveiled today. Full story...
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Raleigh woman says GPS led her onto railroad

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A Raleigh woman whose car was found stalled on some railroad tracks in Cary says she was just following the directions of her global positioning system. 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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NCDOT plans for likely closure of island lifeline

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North Carolina transportation officials planning for the arrival of Hurricane Irene say they are prepared for damage to the main highway and bridge serving the Outer Banks. Full story...
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Downtown roads congested as students make their way to class

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video With new construction, new students, and new traffic patterns, getting anywhere downtown is harder than ever. Downtown Wilmington is packed with people on both roads and sidewalks, all in a hurry to get where they need to go. The corner of Front Street and Red Cross is especially busy because it’s smack in the middle of the Cape Fear campus. Full story...
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Region's road project list trimmed to save money

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video Funding for several road construction projects in our area have been cut. The NCDOT’s 10-year transportation improvement plan was underfunded by $73 million. In order to offset that amount, funding for seven projects will be eliminated. Full story...
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N. 3rd St. improvement work begins

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According to the city, crews will do prep work this week, but starting next Monday, major construction will begin in the area of North 3rd Street between Market and Princess Streets. This will include the intersection of 3rd and Market Streets. Full story...
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Tourism funds to pay to reverse Carolina Beach road diet

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videoJust one year after putting North Lake Park Blvd. on a diet, Carolina Beach Town Council has decided to fatten the road because of traffic issues. Most town leaders, residents and visitors agree two lanes is not enough for the busy weekend traffic that sometimes means about 30,000 vehicles a day. Full story...
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WPD goes undercover to catch speeders

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video The Wilmington Police Department is using some unique methods this week to catch drivers who may be breaking the law. Today officers disguised themselves as roadside maintenance workers, including an officer on a tractor armed with a laser-radar. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mistake means more work on Village Rd. in Leland

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video Construction and traffic have plagued Village Road in Leland for months. Now there's yet another issue in the road work as crews take away something they just installed. Full story...
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Driver dines on donuts as truck overturns

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Authorities say the driver of an 18-wheeler was distracted by doughnuts when he overturned his big rig in Fayetteville. Full story...
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