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Wilmington commuters that use Market Street should prepare for some traffic delays next week as part of the thoroughfare will be closed for tree maintenance.

Starting Oct. 26, the portion of the road between 17th and 21st Streets will be blocked off. Work will be done by city crews between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. every day.

According to a release from city spokeswoman Malissa Talbert, “The full road closure will allow crews to perform the tree maintenance in a saferm more time efficient manner.”

Motorists are advised to find alternate routes or avoid the area if possible.