bridge and tunnel operation

October 21, 2017 - 4:01 am
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Contractors for the N.C. Department of Transportation are slated to begin work on a coastal bridge that will result in lane closures. A news release from the department on Friday said deck maintenance on the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge on the U.S. 64 Bypass across Croatan...
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres holds a press conference at the U.N. Aleppo Elementary school in Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Gaza's Islamic Hamas rulers welcomed U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the isolated territory Wednesday by demanding he work to lift the Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the strip and save it from a humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
August 30, 2017 - 12:03 pm
BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday urged Israel to ease its blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and called for large-scale foreign aid, saying the situation in the isolated territory is "one of the most dramatic humanitarian crises" he has seen. Speaking at a...
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July 14, 2017 - 1:28 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Several miles of a major north-south artery in North Carolina will be at least partially closed for several weeks so a contractor can repair a bridge damaged by flooding during Hurricane Matthew last year. The Fayetteville Observer reports the closure of nearly nine miles...
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June 23, 2017 - 1:33 am
MANNS HARBOR, N.C. (AP) — The Old Manns Harbor Bridge is being closed for four days so workers can make repairs. The N.C. Department of Transportation says the bridge, formally known as the William B. Umstead Bridge, will be closed beginning Monday and continuing through next Thursday. Workers will...
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June 03, 2017 - 4:01 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina motorists heading to the southeastern beaches will have to endure some lane closures this summer. The N.C. Department of Transportation says there will be intermittent lane closures on Interstate 140 between U.S. 421 and one-half mile east of Interstate 40...
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May 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Lane closures have been scheduled for a portion of Interstate 40 in southeastern North Carolina to allow workers to make repairs to a bridge deck. The N.C. Department of Transportation says lane closures will begin on Monday near mile marker 414 to allow a work crew to...
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May 10, 2017 - 10:37 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials say a section of a heavily used Atlanta interstate will reopen at the latest by next week, less than two months after it collapsed due to a large fire under a bridge. Gov. Nathan Deal and state transportation officials announced Wednesday that the bridge will be...
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April 26, 2017 - 12:27 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Citing a poor weather forecast, officials are putting off plans to close a major artery through Mississippi's capital city by a week. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says it now plans to repair the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 in Jackson from 10 p.m. May 5 to...
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April 04, 2017 - 10:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia transportation officials hope to finish rebuilding a key interstate bridge by mid-June after a large fire caused its collapse last week. Authorities have said the fire was started by a man under the bridge in an area north of downtown Atlanta. The collapse on Thursday forced...
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April 01, 2017 - 6:55 am
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Workers will close part of Interstate 26 near Columbia overnight to remove a heavily damaged bridge over the highway. The South Carolina Department of Transportation said in a news release that the Leaphart Road bridge around mile marker 111 has been hit by trucks four...
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