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WPD cracks down on traffic violations

video Thinking of running that red light or cutting through a median? Beware. The Wilmington Police Department is making sure drivers are being safe. Today officers cracked down during on traffic violations at Carolina Beach Road and Shipyard Blvd. during Operation Red Light.

Drivers trying to round out the Porter’s Neck roundabout

video Call them roundabouts, traffic circles or rotaries. No matter the name, this circle of strife is giving drivers headaches. The perpetual pavement seems to be a particular problem in Porter's Neck.

Turn lane helps troublesome Wilmington intersection

Heads up about a traffic change on Market Street. It will now be easier to leave Target and Party City on New Centre Drive.

Bumper to Bumper traffic on Pleasure Island: Is the new lane pattern...

video For the last month traffic has continually gotten worse on Pleasure Island. This past weekend traffic was described to be at a snail's pace. It was bumper to bumper from Snow's Cut Bridge all the way to Kure Beach.

ONLY ON 3: Homemade signs ask for drivers to slow down after dog’s...

video A New Hanover County resident has an important message to drivers. Someone has posted signs in their neighborhood that say, "Slow down. You killed my dog!" The signs are posted inside the Weatherwood subdivision just off Gordon Road and Wood Squirrel, but the question is are the bright colored signs changing the way people drive in this neighborhood?"

Carolina Beach braces for traffic as visitors arrive for Beach Music Festival

video Town Manager Tim Owens says the changes were intended to slow traffic through the central business district, making it less like a thoroughfare and more pedestrian and biker friendly. People who live and work in Carolina Beach say the changes have created traffic problems.

UPDATE: US 421 North back open after crash

The road was closed for hours into the afternoon after an 18-wheeler overturned in the curve before the Battleship North Carolina Thursday morning.

UPDATE: Traffic improving after four accidents

New Hanover County Dispatch says there were four accidents late this afternoon: two on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, one on the Isabel Holmes Bridge and a fourth just over the river in Brunswick County.

Cameras help ease Wilmington traffic

In a joint project with the state Department of Transportation, the city has installed 30 cameras at major intersections in Wilmington. The new system will allow better timing and coordination of traffic signals.

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