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OPERATION GRIDLOCK: Wreck shuts down Hwy 17 in Leland

Traffic is at a standstill for drivers heading south on Highway 17 in Leland.

NCDOT work to cause lane closures on Dan Cameron Bridge

rivers traveling on the Interstate-140/Dan Cameron Bridge over the Northeast Cape Fear River in New Hanover County should expect periodic lane closures beginning Monday.
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Cave-in closes stretch of River Rd. in Wilmington

The City of Wilmington says part of River Road is closed due to a cave-in.

Work, closure to start next week for US 74/76 interchange at Hallsboro Road

The NC Department of Transportation says it will close Hallsboro Road at US 74/76 east of Whiteville as crews start work on an interchange.
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New traffic pattern plans come to Market and Kerr

Some big changes are coming to a busy Wilmington intersection. Left turns will become a thing of the past for drivers at Kerr Avenue and Market Street.

Understanding traffic flow, parking key to celebrating 4th in Wilmington, Southport

Tens of thousands of visitors will fill the streets of downtown Wilmington and Southport to celebrate the 4th of July. Organizers and veteran visitors say knowing how to get there, how to get out and where to park are keys to enjoying the holiday.

Traffic moving again as Surf City Swing Bridge reopens

Traffic is backed up in Surf City after a problem has closed the swingbridge between the mainland and Topsail Island.

Military Cutoff wreck leading to more police calls, frustrated drivers

As drivers continue to find alternate ways around Military Cutoff Road, frustration is growing.
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If there’s one problem that affects just about everyone in southeastern North Carolina, it has to be traffic. From road work to congestion to the future growth of the area, getting around is often hard to do. It’s a problem so big, two Wilmington newsrooms are joining forces to tackle it as part of OPERATION GRIDLOCK.

WWAY and the StarNews are working together to find out what’s behind the slowdowns and bottlenecks, what’s being done to fix them and how you can avoid some of the worst places on our roads. We’ll have tips and traffic updates and much more.

So when you’re seeing red from brake lights and feel the road rage turning on, county on OPERATION GRIDLOCK driven by WWAY and the StarNews.

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