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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closure info

Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closure info

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    Bridge closures for Oct. 10-15:

The NCDOT will completely close the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge:             
  • Thursday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. through 5 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12
  • The entire weekend from Friday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Oct. 15 at 5 a.m.

Additionally, the U.S. 17/U.S. 421 southbound left turn lane onto U.S. 74/N.C. 133/ Isabel Holmes Bridge will be closed:
  • Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and at other times as needed throughout the weekend.
Motorists can use the following alternate routes:
  • The signed detour route from Dawson St. to Oleander Dr. to S. College Rd. to MLK Parkway to US 17. 
  • Motorists traveling on U.S. 421 South can use I-140 East to I-40 East to College Rd.
  • Motorists traveling on U.S. 421 North from Carolina Beach can use College Rd. to I-40 West to I-140 West. 
  • Motorists traveling south or west from Carolina Beach can use the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry, which has added extra runs during the closure

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