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Crews with the City of Wilmington are working to install drainage improvements along Greenville Loop Road to prepare to repave the road.

According to a notice from the city, the work requires temporary lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Work is expected to take one to two weeks. Flaggers will be on hand to direct traffic.

Work began on the seven-mile stretch of road in mid-July and is expected to be complete by October. The repaving portion of the $1.4 million project is expected to begin in August, with additional lane closures expected.

Click here for more information about the project, which was part of the city’s $41 million five-year plan for street and public facilities improvements and repairs.