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Developer, DOT to hold public meeting for Market Street plans

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videoThe NCDOT and a developer that wants to build a new retail center on Market Street in Porters Neck will hold a public meeting later this month. Full story...
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Skyway, other turnpike projects removed from NC House bill

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Three contentious turnpike projects are no longer included in Gov. Pat McCrory's transportation overhaul. The House Appropriations Committee adopted a new version of the bill Tuesday that removed the Cape Fear Skyway, the Garden Parkway and the Mid-Currituck Bridge from the plan. Full story...
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Turnpike projects, including Cape Fear Skyway, added to McCrory's road overhaul

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Some North Carolina lawmakers say approving Gov. Pat McCrory's transportation overhaul will be a bit harder after a House committee added several turnpike projects to the bill. Full story...
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McCrory's transportation model reaches NC House

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A new transportation funding model that Gov. Pat McCrory says will direct scarce resources to higher-impact projects is making its way through the North Carolina House. Full story...
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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge back to normal after earlier problem

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videoThe bridgetender says things are back to normal at the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge after a technical problem caused the bridge to get stuck while trying to raise for a passing ship. Full story...
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Leland waiting on developer to put signs up at 'dangerous' intersection

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video The intersection of Westgate Drive and Oceangate Drive has no stop, yield or speed limit signs. It has town leaders and visitors to the new Westgate Nature Park concerned, including one man who says he almost got into an accident there. Full story...
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McCrory announces transportation funding overhaul

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Gov. Pat McCrory wants a new transportation funding model that directs more money to projects that he says will grow North Carolina's economy. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach bridge closed Tuesday night

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The entire US 74/76 bridge in Wrightsville Beach will be closed to traffic beginning at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Full story...
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DOT to hold meeting on closing S. 3rd Street for months

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videoThe North Carolina Department of Transportation is considering a $2.4 million project that would shut down part of 3rd Street in Wilmington. The DOT says it needs to replace an aging pipe under 3rd Street and South Front Street. Full story...
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Wave Transit to offer shuttles for Azalea Festival Parade

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In an effort to alleviate traffic congestion and ease parking concerns for the 2013 Azalea Festival Parade, Wave Transit will be providing express shuttles from Independence Mall to Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Bill would require license for mopeds in NC

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video Mopeds are a popular and efficient way for many drivers to get from point A to point B. But a proposed bill in the North Carolina House of Representatives could reduce the number of moped drivers on the streets. Full story...
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Who needs a GPS? NCDOT releases transportation map

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North Carolina's Department of Transportation is filling the need of people who prefer unfolding a map to digital technology. Full story...
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Bridge repair to close part of 74/76 in Columbus County this weekend

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videoA section of US 74/76 East at Livingston Creek between Freeman and Delco in Columbus County will be temporarily closed from Friday at 6 p.m. through Monday at 6 a.m., weather permitting. Full story...
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Rabon sponsors bill to raise speed limit to 75

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videoSen. Bill Rabon filed a bill yesterday in the state legislature that would raise the speed limit on some North Carolina roads. The bill would allow the DOT to set a maximum speed limit of 75 miles an hour on certain interstates. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry goes to summer schedule for Easter

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video The summer schedule will start a little earlier than planned on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. Full story...
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