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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to undergo unplanned repairs

This story could push the discussion of getting the 'gap funding' for the Cape Fear Skyway approved along though the next few months.

A recent inspection of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge that carries US 76/421
and 7 Business over the Cape Fear River in Wilmington exposed cracks in the
bridge's infrastructure. The cracks are in need of repair but NCDOT
officials say drivers shouldn't be worried.

The bridge will see one lane shutdowns beginning May 27th - Monday through
Thursday. From 10 pm through 6 am - Monday through Thursday - the bridge
will be shut down altogether.

The bridge will remain open during the weekends for beach traffic. NCDOT
plan on the repairs to be completed in their entirety this fall.

Story: WWAY-TV
HT: Joe Babyak

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