WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will close again this week for scheduled maintenance.
According to the Department of Transportation, the bridge will close Thursday, October 11 at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. One lane in each direction will close Friday, October 12 at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. to prepare for weekend closures
The entire bridge will close again Friday, October 12 at 8 p.m. and will re-open Monday, October 15 at 5 a.m.
The bridge was also closed Wednesday, October 10 and Thursday, October 11 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m.
The bridge will be closed to all traffic during these times. Detours will be in place to direct traffic.
Motorists can use the following signed detour route:
Dawson Street to Oleander Drive to South College Road to MLK Parkway to U.S. 17.
The department also suggests the following alternate routes: