Friday, May 27, 2022

Dangerous icy conditions on Isabel Holmes Bridge

WILMINGTON — As the area continues to get bouts of freezing rain, sleet and snow, the precipitation is causing dangerous driving conditions on roadways and bridges.

The Wilmington Police Department has issued a traffic alert, deterring drivers from crossing the Isabel Holmes Bridge, due to freezing rain and ice.

Officials have forewarned drivers should stay off the roads throughout the night and into Saturday, as temperatures continue to drop below freezing, allowing optimal conditions for accumulation.

Catch up on updates and closings here.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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