Transportation
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NCDOT sets hearings to discuss proposed ferry toll hikes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 3:14pm.

The NCDOT has scheduled four public meetings next month, including one in Southport, to discuss establishing or changing rates for some of the state's ferries.

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As ILM loses DC flights, new destinations could be on horizon
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:20pm.

videoWilmington International Airport is losing one of its daily non-stop flights to our nation's capital, but it could gain flights to other popular destinations.

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All lanes of US 17 back open after dump truck rolls, spills trash
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:48pm.

videoUS 17 is back open after an overturned dump truck closed northbound lanes near Winnabow this afternoon. Troopers say the wet road conditions caused the driver to lose control spilling garbage into the median.

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Southport-Fort Fisher midday ferry runs canceled Tuesday for ramp repairs
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 8:56am.

videoMidday departures on the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route have been canceled for Tuesday in order to make repairs on the ramp and gantry at the Southport Ferry Terminal.

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Neighbors say unannounced railroad work a big headache
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 4:59pm.

videoMaintenance work on Brunswick County railroad track is causing some big headaches for neighbors as they try to go about their daily routine. "Today it was like, 'What's going on here?'" said Ronn Pifer, who lives nearby.

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Passenger train to Charlotte delayed after hitting 2 people in 2 cities
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 8:40am.

A train on its way to Charlotte was delayed after hitting two people in Durham and in Greensboro, according to authorities.

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Bridge replacement to shut stretch of Brunswick Co. road till late May
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:34pm.

videoConstruction to replace a 62-year-old Brunswick County bridge in bad shape begins today. That means road closures that some people say are quite an inconvenience. The project to replace the bridge between Bolivia and Oak Island closes Midway Road between Gilbert and Lewis Loop roads until late May leaves some nearby businesses wondering how they will survive.

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Attempt to move grounded ferry fails, injured passengers out of hospital
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 5:27pm.

videoA day after a Bald Head Island ferry ran aground hurting more than a dozen people, the boat is still stranded on a sandbar. Meanwhile we are no closer to finding out who the captain was or what caused the grounding.

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ILM approved for TSA Pre-Check program
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 4:42pm.

videoFrequent flyers will now have a greater incentive to travel through Wilmington International Airport and a shorter wait to get to their gate. The Transportation Security Administration has approved ILM to be part of TSA's Pre-Check program.

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Emergency declaration issued for Bonner Bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 1:42pm.

North Carolina's governor has declared an emergency at the Bonner Bridge, which state officials have closed because they say it's unsafe.

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