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Transportation

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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I-140, I-40 ramp back open after semi flips

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A flipped tractor-trailer tied up traffic from I-140 to I-40 in New Hanover County this morning. The truck was carrying a metal turbine weighing 58,000 pounds. It ended up in a ditch next to the overturned semi. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach taxi ticket sparks reaction

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videoYesterday we told you about a cab driver ticketed in Wrightsville Beach for pulling over and picking up a customer. Today we hear from those familiar with the island to see what they have to say about the incident. Full story...
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Brunswick County law enforcement watching drivers closely this weekend.

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video If you are planning to drive in Brunswick County this week, plan to break your bad driving habits. Law enforcement will be on the look out for dangerous drivers. And people we spoke to like that plan. Full story...
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City, county celebrate new bus transfer station

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Seven years of work has finally paid off. The region's first indoor bus transfer facility is here. Full story...
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DOT will review River Road safety after crash kills two cyclists

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The accident Sunday that killed a father and son bicycling on River Road in New Hanover County has many people asking questions about the road and its safety. 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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Grant to help with transportation planning in Wilmington area

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The Wilmington area is getting some financial assistance to work on bike and other transportation issues. Full story...
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Painting resumes on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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With beautiful weather forecast, it's sure to be a busy weekend around the region, but there's some road work that could affect your plans. Full story...
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NCDOT wants your feedback on future projects

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The NC Department of Transportation is seeking public input on the proposed final version of the State Transportation Improvement Plan. This plan lists all the projects that will use federal funds between now and 2016. NCDOT is required by the federal government to have a plan and receive public input on it. Full story...
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Road contracts include $6.4 million for Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender

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NC Department of Transportation Chief Operating Officer Jim Trogdon announced yesterday that 20 contracts totaling $159 million have been awarded for highway and bridge projects across North Carolina, including one project funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. NCDOT awarded the contracts to the lowest bidders, as required by state law. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Safety group says red light cameras save lives

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video The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the controversial cameras saved 159 lives in 14 cities from 2004 to 2008. The IIHS goes on to say that if the cameras had been installed in all US cities with populations over 200,000, they could have prevented 815 deaths. Full story...
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Two years after worker's death, Oak Island bridge officially open

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videoThe new Oak Island Bridge is officially open and now has a new name. Today's ribbon cutting was a long time coming after lengthy delays, including the investigation into the death of worker. Full story...
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NCDOT: Thawing and refreezing snow and ice will pose problem for several days

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NC Department of Transportation crews continue to respond to the winter storm, which is having varying impacts not only in different regions of the state, but also within parts of the same county. Motorists are reminded to allow plenty of room for NCDOT trucks to plow and spread salt and sand. Full story...
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NCDOT: Most roads across state clear

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Today, all primary and most secondary roads in the state’s 100 counties are clear. Conditions are improving as temperature rise; however, motorists are still urged to use caution because of icy patches. Full story...
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