Lanes to close overnight on Thomas Rhodes Bridge

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Starting tonight, lanes will close on the Thomas Rhodes Bridge for repair work.

According to the NC Department of Transportation, lanes will be closed from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

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Crews will repair minor concrete damage that was discovered during a recent inspection on the bridge. The bridge is on U.S. 17/421 in Wilmington.

“The bridge will still be open to traffic, but I recommend that drivers seek alternate routes to avoid possible delays,” said Bridge Maintenance Engineer Ron Vancleef. “If traveling in the area, please use caution and obey the posted speed limit.”

Work is scheduled to wrap up on Friday.