OPERATION GRIDLOCK: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closing overnight


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Heads up for all of you late night or early morning drivers. The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will be closed overnight starting this Sunday.

The Department of Transportation says crews need to safely inspect the bridge cables and make repairs as needed.

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“This annual inspection is essential for everyone who crosses this bridge,” said Bridge Maintenance Engineer Adam Britt. “We ask that drivers be patient during the closure.”

The bridge will be closed from 9:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. each night through Friday morning.