Category: Transportation

NCDOT: Overwhelming Public Participation Pushes Back Cape Fear Crossing Preferred Alternative Deadline

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.

Commissioner Frank Williams’ Comments on the Cape Fear Crossing

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

NCDOT Holding Open Houses, Public Hearings for Future Cape Fear Crossing

[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

Cape Fear Rural Planning Organization Transportation Advisory Committee Elects 2019 Officers

(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

Information on the Cape Fear Crossing Project

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 As a point of historical reference, discussion of a southern loop of this type began in 1993, and discussion of this

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

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: Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Weekend Closures Planned

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

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

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.

Drainage Improvements Require Closure of Mount Misery Road in Brunswick County

A section of Mount Misery Road will close for about three months to allow N.C. Department of Transportation crews to safely replace two metal drainage pipes with a reinforced concrete box culvert. The closure will be in place from 9

Oak Island Bridge to Undergo Rehabilitation Work Starting in September

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled a bridge rehabilitation project for the G.V. Barbee Bridge (Old Oak Island Bridge) over the Intracoastal Waterway beginning in September and continuing through May 2019. This rehabilitation work includes replacing the existing

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