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Marathon will impact traffic near Wrightsville Beach Sunday

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videoOrganizers of the Quintiles Marathon are sharing traffic hotspots in an effort to bring awareness to residents and visitors of Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington and surrounding areas. Motorists need to be aware of potential traffic situations and logistics at key times during the event this Sunday. Full story...
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Filming to cause weekend closures on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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Traffic during what is sure to be a busy St. Patrick's Day weekend may be even busier on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge thanks to a filming project.

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Rabon's proposal could sink Skyway project

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video The Cape Fear Skyway was supposed to ease congestion between New Hanover and Brunswick counties. But it might never happen after a proposal from state Sen. Bill Rabon. Years of planning and people getting their hopes up might have been for nothing. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach gets update on bridge work

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Wrightsville Beach officials met with the NCDOT today for an update on the drawbridge project. The bridge has been under full time construction since October. Full story...
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Windy Wednesday could foul ferries

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videoWindy weather could cut ferry routes tomorrow, including the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. NCDOT Ferry Division crews have prepared their docks to be ready in case routes need to be shut down when the storm arrives, making ferry travel potentially unsafe. Full story...
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Consumer Reports announces best cars of the year

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videoLast year, not a single vehicle from Honda made it onto Consumer Reports’ annual Top Picks list. This year, three models from the automaker—the Accord, CR-V and Odyssey—have earned positions in the list, which has new winners in seven of its ten categories. Two sister vehicles, the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ, tied in the Sports Cars category. Full story...
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Lane closures on Surf City bridge continue tonight

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videoThe NC Department of Transportation will again temporarily close one of two lanes on the bridge on NC 210/NC 50 in Surf City tonight from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., weather permitting. Full story...
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Left turn ban goes into effect on Airlie Rd. near Wrightsville Beach bridge

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videoDrivers won't be able to turn left near the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge for a while. The DOT agrees to restrict left turns to and from Airlie Road beginning this week. Full story...
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Wilmington moving forward with pedestrian bridge near UNCW

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video Wilmington City Council is moving forward with plans to try and make crossing a busy street a lot safer. Concern from UNCW staff has the city looking at giving pedestrians a path over South College Rd. instead of across it. Full story...
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NCDOT to hold public hearings on proposed ferry toll rates

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The NC Department of Transportation will hold two public meetings about proposed toll changes on its ferry routes, including the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. Full story...
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Traffic pattern on US 17N near Leland changes Thursday

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videoDrivers in Brunswick County can expect a change in traffic patterns near Leland later this week. Full story...
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NCDOT Sec. addresses licenses for immigrants, I-140 construction

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video The newly-appointed secretary of the NC Department of Transportation made a stop in Wilmington Friday. Tony Tata joined other dignitaries at a luncheon hosted by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. Before the event got underway, Tata addressed his department's decision to issue driver's licenses to qualifying immigrants, saying it's a matter of public safety. Full story...
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Dump truck overturns at N. College & Blue Clay

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videoN. College Road and Blue Clay Road are back open after a dump truck rolled over and spilled its load this morning. Full story...
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State approves highway paving projects for Brunswick, Pender, New Hanover counties

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video The NC Department of Transportation has awarded a $13.9 million contract to S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson to widening, resurfacing and shoulder work on roads in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Full story...
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McCrory appoints Wilmington attorney to Transportation Board

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has tapped a Wilmington attorney to represent southeastern North Carolina on the state's Board of Transportation. The Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee was now review Michael Lee's appointment. Full story...
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