Both eastbound lanes on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in Wilmington will be closed nightly between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning Sunday, Sept. 15, through the morning of Friday, Sept. 20, weather permitting.
The nightly closures are necessary as crews make electrical repairs to the cables.
During the closures, motorists should use the following signed detour:
- U.S. 74 to N.C. 132/College Road to U.S. 76/Oleander Drive.
NCDOT urges motorists to use caution when traveling in the work zone.
For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type "m.ncdot.gov" into the browser of your smartphone and bookmark it for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.
Hollie G. Allen
NC Department of Transportation
Communications Officer for Turnpike, Divisions 2 & 3
1 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh 27601