Transportation
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Brunswick River Bridge lane closure Thursday night
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 3:45pm.

video The NCDOT will close the left, eastbound lane of the Brunswick River Bridge tomorrow night. The bridge carries US 17/74/76 over the Brunswick River just east of Leland.

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Isabel Holmes bridge closed Tuesday night
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 10:33am.

video The North Carolina Department of Transportation will temporarily close the Isabel Holmes Bridge in Wilmington to all traffic beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The bridge is scheduled to reopen Wednesday at 5 a.m.

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ON THE ROADS: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closes lane
Submitted by on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 7:44am.

video The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will be down to one lane heading into Brunswick County, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Holiday 'Booze It & Lose It' kicks off today
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 8:45am.

State Transportation Secretary Gene Conti announced today that state and local law enforcement officers will be out in force as part of the Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" campaign. Checkpoints and stepped-up patrols will be conducted beginning today through Wednesday, Jan. 2, across North Carolina in an effort to remove impaired drivers from the roads.

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Transportation crews working to restore NC Highway 12 by Christmas
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 8:39pm.

The N.C. Department of Transportation is continuing its work to restore N.C. Highway 12 north of Rodanthe. Road crews temporarily closed the four-wheel drive route Thursday to remove damaged pavement and level the area in hopes to reopen the road to all traffic by Christmas. The emergency ferry route between Stumpy Point and Rodanthe remained open.

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ONLY ON 3: Rhodes Bridge work will mean lane closures
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 4:54pm.

videoNecessary repairs to a bridge near the Battleship may mean traffic troubles. The S. Thomas Rhodes Bridge carries US 421 over the Cape Fear River. Fixing it up will mean fewer lanes for traffic during the work. So why do it in the peak of tourist travel?

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DOT to rename bridge after Lanny Wilson
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 10:27am.

video The North Carolina Department of Transportation tomorrow will rename a Wilmington bridge in honor of a former Board of Transportation member who quit amidst controversy.

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NCDOT awards nearly $4 million contract to preserve Thomas Rhodes Bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:45am.

video The Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to preserve the Thomas Rhodes Bridge, which carries U.S. 421 over the Cape Fear River in New Hanover County. The project will entail major preservation work including hydro-demolition of the bridge deck and the placement of a latex modified overlay, replacement of expansion joints, cleaning and painting of the structural steel and various structural concrete repairs.

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Isabel Holmes bridge closed tonight
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 4:47pm.

video The Isabel Holmes Bridge will be closed for mechanical and electrical repairs starting at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m.

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Tunnel will be considered for new Cape Fear crossing
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 3:19pm.

video A meeting meant to kickstart the building of another crossing of the Cape Fear River between Brunswick County and Wilmington put the option of a tunnel on the table while showcasing local officials’ wariness of the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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