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Transportation

Environmental groups ask court to halt US 74 bypass progress

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Environmental groups are asking a federal judge to block progress on a toll road intended to reach the spreading suburbs of North Carolina's largest city. Full story...
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Most NC highways clear for Thanksgiving

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Most road construction in North Carolina is being suspended for Thanksgiving so motorists can get to the dinner table before all the turkey is gone. Full story...
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DOT hopes bridge painting done by year's end

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The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is a fixture in the Port City, but a project to keep the bridge in tip-top condition is not exactly running on schedule. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: With more rain on the way, flooding likely

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video It rained and it poured, and it's not done with us yet. Don't get complacent because the heavy rains will soon be back with a vengeance. Full story...
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Local roads flood due to heavy rains

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video The saying is "Turn around, Don't drown", but for some Wilmington drivers that's just not enough to stave off the temptation to try and drive through high water on the roads. Full story...
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Lt. Gov., Logistics Task Force look at ideas, not how to pay for them

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When asked about funding projects like I-140 and the Skyway project, Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton said that's not the main focus of the Logistics Task Force, leaving still more questions about where money for such projects will come from. Full story...
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Transportation center back on track

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video Imagine all the city's buses, trolleys, and taxis in downtown Wilmington meeting in one place. Well, that's the plan - a very expensive plan. After about a decade in the making, those plans are closer to reality. Full story...
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Skyway plans still causing splits

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videoOpinions differ on plans to bridge the gap between Brunswick and New Hanover Counties. Preliminary maps were released just this week for the proposed Skyway project, which means some residents got a glimpse at the future of their homes. Full story...
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Tanker crash shuts down NC 87 in Bladen County

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An early-morning accident involving two tanker trucks led to a big cleanup in Bladen County. It happened around 4:30 a.m. on NC 87 near the Cumberland County line. Full story...
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Crews to fix Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge next week

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Crews will repair the concrete guardrail that was damaged when a 16-year-old girl hit it in a Land Rover Friday night. Full story...
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City cuts ribbon on Front Street

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The nearly $2 million project took a little more than seven months to complete. That's three weeks ahead of schedule. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Two die in wreck on Hwy 421 in Pender County

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video Two people were killed in a wreck this morning on Highway 421 in Pender County. Investigators say they ran a stop sign and were hit by a tractor-trailer. Full story...
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Wave Transit offers free fares, trip to ballgame Saturday

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In an effort to demonstrate the importance of public transportation, while improving the environment for the citizens of the City of Wilmington, New Hanover County, and all of Southeastern North Carolina, Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Alternative Transportation Day on Saturday. Full story...
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Carolina Beach braces for traffic as visitors arrive for Beach Music Festival

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video Town Manager Tim Owens says the changes were intended to slow traffic through the central business district, making it less like a thoroughfare and more pedestrian and biker friendly. People who live and work in Carolina Beach say the changes have created traffic problems. Full story...
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Cameras help ease Wilmington traffic

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In a joint project with the state Department of Transportation, the city has installed 30 cameras at major intersections in Wilmington. The new system will allow better timing and coordination of traffic signals. Full story...
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