Isabel Holmes Bridge to close two nights for repairs

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The Isabel Holmes Bridge over the Cape Fear River will close for two, consecutive nights of repair work beginning Nov. 27.

A press release from the N.C. Department of Transportation stated the following:

“The closures will affect all inbound and outbound traffic between New Hanover and Brunswick counties using N.C. 133, U.S. 421 and U.S. 74/76 and are necessary for work crews to conduct mechanical repairs on the bridge.

“The bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. on Nov. 27, until 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, and again on Wednesday beginning at 8 p.m. until Thursday, Nov. 29 at 5 a.m.

“A signed detour will direct motorists along an alternate route.”

Weather may affect the schedule, the release added.