Category: Transportation

BOILING SPRING LAKES – A Brunswick County culvert damaged by Hurricane Florence will be replaced this month. Beginning Oct. 16, N.C. Department of Transportation crews will have intermittent lane closures on River Road (N.C. 133) in both directions as crews …

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As part of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s annual bridge inspection, a Wilmington bridge will close for up to four nights in a row beginning Sunday. On Sept. 29, the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will close at 9 p.m. and …

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NCDOT Press Release [May 30, 2019] — The public hearings concerning the Cape Fear Crossing were such a success that the N.C. Department of Transportation is pushing back the deadline for choosing a preferred alternative route until late this year. …

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May 17, 2019 — In recent weeks I have received numerous comments from citizens expressing their opinions on the various alternatives for the future Cape Fear Crossing bridge. I have read and attempted to respond to every email on this …

Commissioner Frank Williams’ Comments on the Cape Fear Crossing Read More »

[April 22, 2019] — The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold two open houses and public hearings next week concerning a major project in eastern North Carolina. The Cape Fear Crossing is an approximately 9.5-mile proposed road and high-level bridge …

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(Marc. 4, 2019) — The Cape Fear Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) elected officers for 2019 at its February 22 meeting.  Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was unanimously re-elected Chair and Whiteville Mayor Terry Mann was …

Cape Fear Rural Planning Organization Transportation Advisory Committee Elects 2019 Officers Read More »

There has been a great deal of recent discussion on the proposed routes for the Cape Fear Crossing project. As a point of historical reference, discussion of a southern loop of this type began in 1993, and discussion of this …

Information on the Cape Fear Crossing Project Read More »

The N. C. Department of Transportation will resume its weekend closures of all lanes of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in Wilmington for rehab work on Friday, Jan. 11. Each closure will begin on a Friday at 9 p.m. and …

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rehab Work to Close All Lanes of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge; Closure will occur every two weeks from Jan. through March Read More »

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in Wilmington will be closed two of the next three weekends for maintenance work. The closure covers both east and westbound lanes. The closure will be in effect the weekends of Oct. 26-28, and again …

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Transportation will have daily intermittent lane closures from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on SR 1115 (Stone Chimney Rd/Old Ferry Connection) from NC 211 to the Intracoastal Waterway beginning Wed., Sept. …

TRAFFIC ALERT: Intermittent Lane Closures on SR 1115 (Stone Chimney Rd/Old Ferry Connection) from NC 211 to the Intracoastal Waterway Read More »