NCDOT to Temporarily Close Isabel Holmes Bridge in New Hanover County for Repairs Monday, December 10, 2012

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the Isabel Holmes Bridge in Wilmington to all traffic beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11 and ending at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec.12, weather permitting.


The closure is necessary for mechanical repair work.


The bridge carries traffic from Highways 74/17/76 across the Cape Fear River. Travelers in the area will follow signed detours to avoid the closure.


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