Outer Banks Traffic:
On September 16th, work began on a project to improve and expand the life of the westbound U.S. 158 Wright Memorial Bridge over the Currituck Sound at the Currituck and Dare County line.The shift will affect westbound traffic just before the intersection of U.S. 158 and S. Dogwood Trail/Woods Road. Traffic will go from two lanes down to one and will be shifted into the right lane of eastbound U.S. 158 at the intersection with Martins Point Road/Barlow Lane, creating the two-lane, two-way pattern that will continue across the eastbound bridge. Once westbound traffic reaches the west side of the sound, it will be shifted back into the westbound lanes of U.S. 158 at the intersection with Holly Lane/Swan Circle.According to NCDOT, the westbound bridge will reopen no later than May 15, 2014. Resort Realty guests please expect delays during this time and plan accordingly. NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.


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