Portion of Canal Drive on Carolina Beach closed for sidewalk installation, repaving

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Carolina Beach officials are in the final stages of improvements to the boardwalk area, which include repaving a portion Canal Drive and installing sidewalks.

Canal Drive–between Harper Avenue and Cape Fear Boulevard–closed to all traffic on Monday. The stretch of the road will remain closed until April 24, according to a notice from the town.

“No through traffic will be allowed during construction–not even for businesses on the boardwalk,” a notice from the town states.

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