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This project explores the feasibility of replacing Drawbridge No.12, the C. Heide Trask Memorial Bridge, which connects the City of Wilmington and the Town of Wrightsville Beach via US 74 (Wrightsville Avenue) / US 76 (Causeway Drive). The project is included in the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) 2018-2027 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) as project FS-1703A. Replacement of Drawbridge No. 12 is not specifically mentioned in current local plans and will need to be added. For further information regarding the study, please review the following document prepared by the North Carolina Department of Transportation Feasibility Studies Unit: H183785 (FS-1703A) - Drawbridge No. 12 Replacement on US 74 (Wrightsville Avenue) / US 76 (Causeway Drive) between Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. An open house public meeting was conducted Tuesday, May 21st, 4:30 – 7:00 pm at the Fran Russ Recreation Center.located behind Town Hall. The public had an opportunity to review conceptual plans and to speak with NCDOT representatives to ask questions and provide input. Click here to view the presentation made by Senior Transportation Engineer, Meredith H. Van Duyn of RS&H.