The N.C. Department of Transportation has
issued an approved house move permit to transport a structure within New
Hanover County at Wrightsville Beach, and travelers should anticipate brief
travel delays at the drawbridge on Wednesday afternoon and on U.S. 74 on
Thursday morning as a result of the move.
structure will be transported by a floating barge along the Intracoastal
Waterway and will require the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge to be raised
beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19 until the transition under the bridge
is complete. Drivers should be prepared for the bridge to be open longer than
usual during this time.
at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, the structure is scheduled to travel west along
a short stretch of U.S. 74 beginning at Pelican Drive and ending at W.
Salisbury St. While the move is taking place, the structure will occupy both
travel lanes of U.S. 74. The Town of Wrightsville Beach police will be on site
to stop traffic and escort the structure along U.S. 74.
more information, contact the NCDOT District Office at (910) 251-2655.