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Lanes Closed on US-74 In Wilmington
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will have lane closures for traffic in both directions on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to perform electrical and mechanical repairs.  Beginning Wednesday, May 2, 2018 through September 3, 2019.   
Start: May 2, 2018, 11:00 pm / End:September 3, 2018, 9:00 am / Updated: May 2, 2018, 5:28 pm
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Road Closed with Detour on US-74 In Wilmington
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will have nightly road closures in both directions on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to perform electrical and mechanical repairs. Beginning September 10, 2018 thru April 3, 2019.
DETOUR: Inbound traffic: US 17/US 421, US 74 East (MLK Parkway), College Rd. (US 117/NC132).  Outbound traffic: College Rd., US 74 West (MLK Parkway), US 76 West
Start: September 11, 2018, 1:00 am / End:April 3, 2019, 9:00 am / Updated: May 2, 2018, 2:42 pm
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Road Closed with Detour on SR-1576 South of Wilmington
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will close SR-1576 (River Road) with a signed detour beginning Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7:00am and will remain in place through Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 5:00pm, weather permitting.  The closure is required for a bridge replacement over Lords Creek (New Hanover Bridge # 19). The NCDOT reminds motorists to STAY ALERT, watch signs for construction information, drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit, and allow extra travel time.
DETOUR: From the South: at the intersection of SR-1576/River Road at US421/Carolina Beach Road at the southern end near Snow's Cut, stay north on US421/Carolina Beach Road, travel approximately 4.3 miles, then turn West on SR-1187/Sanders Road back to SR-1576/River Road.

From the North: at the intersection of SR-1576/River Road at SR-1187/Sanders Road at the round-about, travel East on SR-1187/Sanders Road to US421/Carolina Beach Road, turn South onto US421/Carolina Beach Road, travel approximately 4.3 miles, then turn West back onto SR-1576/River Road.

Start: November 13, 2017, 12:00 pm / End:May 31, 2018, 9:00 pm / Updated: May 7, 2018, 2:49 pm
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Lane Closed on I-140 Near Wilmington
The Department will have lane closures on I-140 from East of US421-Exit 14 to West of Cedar Hill Road (SR-1430) Exit 10 to perform corrective work on the project.  Motorist are advised to Slow down, use Caution and Stay Alert while traveling in this area.  Expect delays, the speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph during construction operations.
Start: January 9, 2018, 3:52 pm / End:May 31, 2018, 4:00 pm / Updated: January 9, 2018, 5:31 pm
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Ramp Closed on I-140 Near Wilmington
Ramps at I-40 and NC 133 will be closed intermittently to repave all access ramps in those interchanges.  All work on the ramps will be performed at night between 8 pm and 5 am
DETOUR: Detour signs will change for each ramp closure, but traffic will be directed with message boards and signage ahead of each closure.
Start: April 30, 2018, 12:00 am / End:June 3, 2018, 4:00 am / Updated: May 14, 2018, 3:16 pm
source: North Carolina DOT


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@katylang @chapelhillgov Thanks for this, Katy. We discussed with @chapelhillgov and think you'll be hearing from them.

May 24, 2018, 2:52 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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@BuddyRuski Thanks for that suggestion. We're sharing it with the #ncdmv folks who publish the manual.

May 24, 2018, 12:38 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite

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