CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WECT) – Traffic was backed up for miles
Friday on Carolina Beach Road heading towards Pleasure Island.
Construction on Snow's Cut Bridge has the road cut down to
only two lanes. On top of that, crews spent the day pouring cement on the bridge,
stopping traffic for minutes at a time.
Carolina Beach Police Chief Kurt Bartley said the police
department will work closely with the Department of Transportation this weekend
to monitor the traffic.
Bartley encourages drivers to get in the left lane well
ahead of approaching the bridge, so they don't have to merge at the last
The construction project is expected to be complete by the
middle of May.
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