Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Bridge replacement to begin Monday in Pender County

PENDER COUNTY —  Part of N.C. 11 will close for several months while crews from N.C. Department of Transportation replace a bridge.

Starting Monday, 8 a.m., construction will take place on the highway bridge over Crooked Run. According to NCDOT, the bridge is at the end of its serviceable life.

A new bridge will be wider, with drainage and guardrail updates.

Construction is to take place for several months, detouring drivers onto Garden and Pelham roads, accessing either side of the closure. Motorists should move through the work zones with caution.

The new bridge will reopen in spring 2024.

More information can be found here.


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Shea Carver
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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