Road closures in Wilmington, New Hanover County

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Road closure in downtown Wilmington. File photo.
Road closure in downtown Wilmington. File photo.

There have been a lot of road closures in Wilmington and New Hanover County this year due to infrastructure improvements and general construction.

While some major streets, like River Road, Fort Fisher Boulevard and Greenville Loop Road have closed and reopened, others like Water Street, 3rd Street and Carolina Beach Road remain blocked off to motorists or will have intermittent lane closures in the foreseeable future.

Below are a list of streets (in alphabetical order) that are currently undergoing long-term work, according to the City of Wilmington and N.C. Department of Transportation websites:

City of Wilmington

 

New Hanover County

  • SR 1627 (3rd Street) – closed in both directions near U.S. 74 for bridge replacement until April 1, 2016
  • SR 2169 (Fredrickson Road) – closed permanently in both directions near SR 2145 due to construction of the Wilmington Bypass
  • U.S. 421 (3rd Street) – intermittent nighttime lane closures in both directions between Greenfield and Wooster Streets until Dec. 31
  • U.S. 421 (Carolina Beach Road) – intermittent nighttime lane closures in both directions near SR 1140 until Dec. 31

Work postponed until after Jan. 1