Weekly detour: this week’s construction, closures

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N. 3rd Street Construction. File Photo.
N. 3rd Street construction. File Photo.

Here’s a list of road construction work Feb. 14 – 20, per the City of Wilmington and North Carolina Department of Transportation:

City of Wilmington

  • 41st Street – some lane closures between Shipyard Boulevard and Oleander Drive for repaving and repairs. Two-way traffic and access to all businesses, schools and residences in that area will remain at all times.
  • Brenda Drive – partially closed near Carolyn Drive for the installation/replacement of stormwater drain pipes
  • Clearbrook Drive – partially closed between Carolyn Drive and Patricia Drive for the installation of culverts
  • Wooster Drive – possible lane closures until April due to construction of sidewalks between 3rd and 5th Streets

Several streets will also be closed for a few hours during the week for tree maintenance. They are:

  • 1700 and 1800 blocks of Chestnut Street
  • 900 block of S. 3rd Street
  • 500 block of S. Front Street
  • 500 block of Queen Street
  • 2100 and 2500 blocks of Mimosa Place
  • 1000 block of Pecan Avenue
  • 300 block of Northern Boulevard
  • 200 block of Kenwood Avenue

New Hanover County

  • SR 1411 (Wrightsville Avenue) – road widening, drainage, paving and resurfacing work will be done between Huntington Avenue and Oleander Drive until May
  • SR 1492 (Myrtle Grove Road) – road closed until Feb. 12 near Patalanda Road for the replacement of an existing pipe with an upsized aluminum culvert
  • SR 1627 (3rd Street) – closed in both directions near U.S. 74 for bridge replacement until April 1
  • SR 2169 (Fredrickson Road) – closed permanently in both directions near SR 2145 due to construction of the Wilmington Bypass
  • US 421 (Carolina Beach Road) – nighttime construction near NC 132 (College Road) until May 2017 for grading, drainage and paving work as well as the installation of signals
  • US 17 (Cape Fear Memorial Bridge) – lane closures in both directions for routine biennial maintenance and inspection to the bridge’s lift span until Feb. 17

Brunswick County

  • NC 133 (River Road/Village Road) – periodic lane closures for nighttime construction until November 15
  • NC 179 (Bricklanding Road) – lane closures from Shallotte city limits to 800 feet south of Hale Swamp Road until May 13 for construction of the Old Georgetown Road extension from Ocean Isle Beach Road to NC 179
  • NC 211 (Honey Island Swamp) – lane closures just south of the Columbus County line for bridge construction until June 30
  • SR 1154 (Hale Swamp Road) – closures near the intersection with NC 179 (Bricklanding Road) for construction of the Old Georgetown Road extension until May 13
  • SR 1163 (Old Georgetown Road) – lane closures for road extension until May 13
  • SR 1184 (Ocean Isle Beach Road) – lane closures for extension of Old Georgetown Road until May 13
  • SR 1551 (Blackwell Road), US 17 (Ocean Highway), US 74 (Andrew Jackson Highway) – periodic lane closures for widening of US 17/74/76 from River Road/Village Road to the US 421/NC 133 interchange west of Wilmington

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