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Study shows 1,800+ NC bridges are ‘structurally deficient’

The length of America's structurally deficient bridges if placed end-to-end would span nearly 1,100 miles, the distance between Chicago and Houston, a new examination of federal government data shows.

New bridges coming to Bladen, Columbus counties

NCDOT says seven bridges, three in Bladen and Columbus counties, will be replaced over the next two years.

When will bridges close due to bad weather?

Perhaps the biggest question we get whenever there's a hurricane or tropical storm is when will they close the bridges? There's no single answer. It all depends on which bridge you're talking about.

When will they close the bridges? We have the answer!

Perhaps the biggest question we get whenever there's a hurricane or tropical storm is when will they close the bridges? There's no single answer. It all depends on which bridge you're talking about.

NCDOT addresses bridge safety after Washington collapse

In light of the bridge collapse in Washington, the North Carolina Department of Transportation wants to educate our citizens and visitors about how we keep North Carolina's bridges maintained for safe travel.

NCDOT awards nearly $4 million contract to preserve Thomas Rhodes Bridge

video The Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to preserve the Thomas Rhodes Bridge, which carries U.S. 421 over the Cape Fear River in New Hanover County. The project will entail major preservation work including hydro-demolition of the bridge deck and the placement of a latex modified overlay, replacement of expansion joints, cleaning and painting of the structural steel and various structural concrete repairs.

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Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.