TRAFFIC ALERT: CFPUA repairs to affect traffic on Independence Blvd.

Starting at 9 a.m., westbound traffic on Independence Blvd. between South 17th Street and Carolina Beach Road will be reduced to one lane.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial, Isabel Holmes bridges scheduled to open today

TRAFFIC ALERT: ‘Significant’ delays expected as crews begin paving East Oak Island Drive Monday morning

Section of NC 210 closing for culvert installation

City of Wilmington crews working on Cedar Ave.

Section of Chestnut St. reopens after lengthy closure

TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound lanes of U.S. 17 reopened following wreck

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck at MLK Parkway and Market St. backing up traffic

Repair work closes bridge in Brunswick Co. for a week

TRAFFIC ALERT: Intersection of Fourth and Grace to close for brick work

TRAFFIC ALERT: Fire hydrant replacement to force lane closure on Wrightsville Avenue

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Overnight lane closures planned for Cape Fear Memorial Bridge this week

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sewer work to force lane shift on South Kerr Ave. Wednesday

TRAFFIC ALERT: Bridges to open for tug and barge tonight

According to the bridge tender, the Isabel Holmes is scheduled to open at approximately 2 p.m. with the Cape Fear Memorial following shortly afterward.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Bridge openings could impact evening traffic

Both the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge and Isabel Holmes bridges are expected to open Monday evening.

  The Coast Guard promotes safe boating practices ahead of Memorial Day weekend

It's National Safe Boating Week and the Coast Guard wants you to keep some things in mind while out on the water this holiday weekend.

  What you need to know ahead of one of the busiest travel weekends of the year

Millions of Americans will be traveling for Memorial Day weekend. Here are the things you need to know before hitting the road.

  NCDOT hosts public meeting to discuss potential replacement options for Wrightsville Beach drawbridge

TRAFFIC ALERT: Westbound lane of Oleander Drive reopens after completion of emergency repairs

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Maintenance scheduled for Wrightsville Beach drawbridge

Overturned vehicle on U.S. 17 near Surf City slows southbound traffic

Public meeting scheduled for revised 74/76 upgrade

  While it’s still years away, some in Wrightsville Beach ponder pros and cons of new drawbridge

  Public meeting set for proposal to change Brunswick Co. intersection to interchange

The proposed project would affect the intersection of Ocean Highway and Southport-Supply Road Southeast.

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry trips canceled due to ramp repairs

All trips after 1:45 p.m. are canceled Saturday due to ramp repairs.

Why does it feel different driving over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge?

Drivers crossing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge are turning to social media, posting they are having more trouble than normal maintaining control while crossing the bridge.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Repair work to force lane closure on Wrightsville Beach drawbridge

The lane closure will start at 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 and is scheduled to reopen at 5 a.m. Wednesday, May 8.

TRAFFIC ALERT: CFPUA inspections could cause lane closures on Monday

The work is expected to continue through the end of May.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck on Carolina Beach Road causes backup near Codington Elementary

The wreck, which took place at the intersection of Echo Farms Blvd., is blocking a southbound lane.

  Nearly 700 people attend Cape Fear Crossing open house, public hearing

North Brunswick High School’s gymnasium was nearly filled with Brunswick County residents, North Carolina Department of Transportation employees and local law enforcement for the second of two open house/public hearing meetings about a proposed NCDOT project.

Man dies after hit-and-run in Brunswick Co.; SHP asking for help identifying driver

A hit and run crash left a Calabash man dead Tuesday, and the State Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help in identifying a driver involved in the collision.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Emergency sewer repairs close section of South Front Street in Wilmington

A section of South Front Street in Wilmington is closed so crews from CFPUA can perform emergency sewer repairs.

  Cape Fear Crossing project causes conflict between DOT, residents

As southeastern North Carolina’s population grows, the NC Department of Transportation is mapping out different plans to add a bridge to relieve traffic congestion in our area.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road to close in Surf City for sewer work

The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a portion of Little Kinston Road while sewer work is completed.

  Leland pushes harder for NCDOT to reconsider Cape Fear Crossing plans ahead of public hearings

Residents and elected leaders in Leland are hoping to make an impression on the North Carolina Department of Transportation and others on the committee in charge of the Cape Fear Crossing project, either through a stack of letters or a packed public hearing.

Sewer, water system repair work could cause intermittent road closures in Wrightsville Beach

Major repairs in the East and West Salisbury Street area are scheduled to begin Thursday.

  Troopers ID motorcyclist killed after chase, crash in New Hanover County

The N.C. State Highway Patrol has identified a motorcyclist killed after crashing during a chase with troopers last week.

TRAFFIC ALERT: South 16th Street closed after tractor-trailer takes down power lines

The intersection of 16th and Marstellar streets in Wilmington is closed after a tractor-trailer broke a power pole and knocked down power lines Tuesday afternoon.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Burnett Blvd. intersection to close for CFPUA work

The intersection of Burnett and Central boulevards will be closed Wednesday, April 24.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Emergency repairs affecting portion of Wrightsville Ave.

Emergency repairs are affecting traffic flow Tuesday on a portion of Wrightsville Ave.

  The best and worst days to fill up your tank to save money and time

GasBuddy released a survey that found the best and worst days of the week in each state to fill up.

  NCDOT hosting open houses, public hearings about proposed Cape Fear Crossing

Hoggard High is hosting the first event April 29, and North Brunswick High is hosting the second one April 30.

  HAPPENING TODAY: Live fire training in Leland to cause road closures and smoke advisory

A portion of Village Road will close for the training from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.

  CFPUA: Boil advisory lifted for Wrightsville Ave., which has reopened to traffic

Wrightsville Ave. between Independence Blvd. and Dawson St. has reopened to traffic after crews with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority made emergency repairs to a water main.

  ‘It’s going to be a thorn for us’: residents react to Market Street project forcing nightly lane closures until late 2022

A Market Street widening project by the N.C. Department of Transportation will require nightly lane closures until late 2022 to accommodate the construction.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures scheduled on I-40

Wilmington drivers, be aware!

Deal Diva: Study says Monday is best day to buy gas

Gas prices are expected to rise through Memorial Day, but knowing the best day of the week to fill up could help ease the pain at the pump.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sewer work to close section of Central Blvd. in Wilmington

The installation of a new sewer main will force the closure of a section of Central Boulevard in Wilmington starting 6 a.m. Wednesday.

  Oak Island bridge reopens three days ahead of schedule

The bridge connecting Oak Island and Southport reopened Friday, April 12, three days earlier than originally scheduled.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: CFPUA work on Burnett Blvd., Third St. to last about a month

The work is expected to continue until May 17.

Traffic Alert: Portion of River Road in Wilmington closing Sunday for race

River Road in Wilmington will close from 7 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 14, for the Time Trial @ RiverLights.

  WPD responds to more than 50 wrecks caused by distracted drivers in the last 60 days

The Wilmington Police Department posted on social media it has responded to 51 wrecks in a five-block radius near South College Road in the last 60 days, and the police say it’s because of distracted driving.

  ‘The last time I looked at her, she was so happy and smiling': Grandmother recalls losing 16-month-old granddaughter

It was a beautiful, sunny Friday morning. Cathy Hagelstein called her daughter, Susie Day, and asked if she’d like to go for a morning beach walk.

  Carolina Beach Town Council discusses safety improvement possibilities on busy boulevard

Carolina Beach town leaders spoke to the state Department of Transportation on Monday about making several changes to Lake Park Blvd.

  WPD plans for unprecedented growth, traffic in the city

The Wilmington Police Department is planning ahead to stay on top of the projected growth in Wilmington.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Sewer work planned for area near Carolina Beach Rd.-Shipyard Blvd. intersection

Work will occur between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Tuesday, April 9, through Friday, April 12.

  Crane arrival to affect vessel traffic, including ferry, on Cape Fear River

Monday’s arrival of a new crane will force the closing of a 26-mile stretch of the Cape Fear River, affecting all vessel traffic south of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge for approximately five to seven hours until the Zhen Hua 25 is safely moored at the Port of Wilmington.

  Parking and street closures for the Azalea Festival

What you need to know for this week's events in Wilmington.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial, Isabel Holmes bridges to open for tanker

Both the Isabel Holmes and the Cape Fear Memorial bridges are scheduled to open for a ship this morning.

REAL ID mobile office available this weekend at Azalea Festival

People attending the NC Azalea Festival in Wilmington this weekend can take advantage of REAL ID license and identification card services.

I-140 reopens to traffic after emergency bridge repairs

A stretch of Interstate 140 East near Leland is back open to traffic after the North Carolina Department of Transportation conducted emergency bridge repairs and re-inspected the structure.

  Neighbors concerned about dangers of crosswalk at 3rd and Ann streets; city unable to make safety changes

Neighbors living in Historic Downtown Wilmington are hoping additional safety measures will be implemented at the crosswalk at the intersection of 3rd and Ann Streets.

  Water St. set to re-open for two-way traffic in May

Crews have been working to replace aging water and sewer pipes under Water Street between Chestnut and Grace streets since early 2018.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Northbound lanes closed on Carolina Beach Road

Northbound lanes are closed on Carolina Beach Road at Medical Center Drive after a wreck Wednesday morning.

  Town leaders meet with NCDOT about possible safety improvements to Carolina Beach intersection

Town leaders in Carolina Beach met Monday with representatives from the North Carolina Department of Transportation as the agency starts its investigation into a crash that killed a 1-year-old.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of eastbound I-140 in Brunswick County closed for bridge repair

A bridge on eastbound I-140 at the Cedar Hill Road exit will remain closed so NC Department of Transportation engineers and a contractor perform maintenance this week.

This could affect your drive home! Cape Fear Memorial, Isabel Holmes bridges to open this afternoon

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open at approximately 5:45 p.m.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures planned on 16th, 17th streets due to CFPUA work

Temporary lane closures are expected for portions of 16th and 17th streets in Wilmington starting Wednesday, March 27, as inspections and maintenance is performed on Cape Fear Public Utility Authority sewer mains.

Southport-Ft. Fisher Ferry running on one-boat schedule today

The Southport-Ft. Fisher ferry will be running on a one-boat schedule Wednesday, March 27.

  Council members approve ordinance to fine people who drive on often flooded road in Carolina Beach

Council members voted unanimously Tuesday morning to approve fining drivers up to $250 for driving down Canal Drive if it’s closed because of flooding.

  Section of N. 4th Street closed for brick rehabilitation

The intersection of N. Fourth and Walnut Streets will be closed until Friday, March 29.

Heavy smoke from mulch fire temporarily closes portion of Hwy. 210 in Pender

A portion of Hwy. 210 was shut down Tuesday morning due to heavy smoke in the area from a nearby mulch fire.

Traffic Alert: road reopen after fire causes highway to close Sunday morning

A pile of construction debris is on fire in Pender County. The smoke is causing white out conditions on portions of NC Hwy 210, forcing road closures.

  Carolina Beach Road reopens after deputy-involved crash

A traffic accident near Coddington Elementary has shut down southbound lanes on Carolina Beach Road Friday afternoon.

Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to remain open this weekend after planned closure canceled

The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will not close this weekend as previously scheduled, according to the bridge tender.

Pedestrian hit, killed in Bladen County

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Bladen County early Friday morning, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

  Leland supporting Cape Fear Crossing route that spares Brunswick Forest, puts other neighborhoods at risk

Good news for some Brunswick County residents is causing anxiety for others. On Monday, Leland Town Council voiced support for a plan that would spare Brunswick Forest and Mallory Creek residents, at the potential expense of Snee Farm and Stoney Creek Plantation.

CFPUA: Sewer work to close part of Windemere Road Monday morning

Crews with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will close part of a road in Wilmington Monday morning for sewer repair work.

NCDOT: Don’t take prom photos on railroad tracks

With prom season not too far away, North Carolina transportation officials are asking people to avoid using railroad tracks as a backdrop for their photos.

Southport-Fort Fisher ferry on one-boat schedule

The Southport-Fort Fisher ferry will be operating on a one-boat schedule Thursday, March 14, due to mechanical issues.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of East Boiling Spring Road to close for repairs

According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, about a .2-mile portion of the road will be close about one mile east of NC 87 at North Lake and Patricia Lake.