Wilmington, NC Traffic and Road Conditions
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A) The traffic flow is updated at loadtime and upon movement outside the initial map view, or upon refresh of the page. Any incident markers are checked for updates approximately every 5-10 minutes, but you need to reload the page to load any new updates; the data provided may still be the same status/view as before. Information shown is as only reliable as how it is reported to us.Q) The roads are backed up or closed, but the map does not show the reason why, what's the deal?
A) Municipal traffic monitors or GPS trackers may not be available, could be offline, or reports and alerts are not syndicated to media outside of the area to use on the map. This is especially true for rural areas. You are encouraged to leave a road conditions report to help others.Q) I see traffic alerts in the box below for the state, but they aren't related to the area I'm in?
A) We attempt to display alerts as specific to the area as possible, however in some cases the data we receive will only allow us to provide it by county or even statewide.Q) Are you an official source of traffic information?
A) We are not an official source of traffic or real-time data. We have contracts and licenses to display certain up-to-date information that comes direct from some DOTs in various states, and the traffic flow on the maps is provided by Google or MapQuest. However, the data shown here should only be used for light informational and reference purposes and not to make critical decisions. Your safest option on the web is to use your state-run traffic website, or to call the DOT traffic line for your state, local authorities, or the state's 511 number if available.
Wilmington Traffic Alerts
Lanes Closed on US-421 In Wilmington
Replace Greenfield Lake Culvert. First phase of work will include the Tree Removal, Rerouting of Overhead Communication Lines, Relocation of Sewer lines, and Water line relocations on S Front Street and Carolina Beach Road. There will be periodic lane closures thoughout the dates between 1/16/2017 and 3/17/2017. The North Carolina Department of Transportation reminds motorist to watch signs for construction information, stay alert, and travel with care and obey posted speed limit.
DETOUR: For motorists traveling east, the recommended detour is Dawson Street to 16th Street to Shipyard Boulevard to Carolina Beach Road. For motorists traveling west, the recommended detour is Carolina Beach Road to Shipyard Boulevard to 17th Street to Wooster Street.
Start: January 16, 2017, 11:00 am / End:March 17, 2017, 9:00 pm / Updated: January 18, 2017, 12:52 pm
Road Closed on SR-2169 In Wilmington
Beginning Tuesday, April 15, 2014 SR-2169 Fredrickson Road will be permanently closed to thru traffic due to the construction of the Wilmington Bypass-R2633BB. Access to Fredrickson Road will be made using Sutton Lake Road (SR-2145).
Start: April 15, 2014, 11:00 am / End:April 30, 2018, 11:00 am / Updated: August 20, 2014, 12:30 pm
source: North Carolina DOT