Traffic Alert: N.C. DOT closing lanes on Surf City bridge today

SURF CITY, N.C. (WITN) - Work on an Eastern Carolina bridge will cause some traffic concerns Tuesday for drivers in the area.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will temporarily close lanes on the Surf City drawbridge today beginning at 9 a.m. The closures, which will run through 3 p.m., will happen so that DOT workers can inspect the bridge and do routine maintenance.

Lanes will be closed at various times, so drivers planning to use the bridge today should take extra time to get where they are going.