Weekly detour: construction, lane closures ahead

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Construction on the corner of Randall Parkway and Kerr Avenue. Photo by Hannah Leyva.
Construction on the corner of Randall Parkway and Kerr Avenue. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

Here’s a list of road construction work for June 12 – 18, per the City of Wilmington and North Carolina Department of Transportation.

City of Wilmington

  • 41st Street – nighttime lane closures between Shipyard Boulevard and Oleander Drive until June 3 for repaving and repairs. Two-way traffic and access to all businesses, schools and residences in that area will remain at all times
  • Pine Grove Drive – starting Monday, June 13, the southbound lane will be closed near Ivocet Drive from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until the end of June for the installation of a drainage pipe
  • Randall Parkway – intermittent eastbound right lane closures between Marlboro Street and Kerr Avenue for road widening and construction of the Cross-City Trail

New Hanover County

  • I 140 (near US 421 in Castle Hayne) – one lane closed in both directions from mile marker 1 – 6 until June 24 for routine biannual inspections
  • SR 1175 (Emerson Street) – closed in both directions until June 15 for storm drain installation as part of the Kerr Avenue widening project
  • SR 1335 (Parmele Road) – closed in both directions near NC 132 in Castle Hayne until June 24 while crews replace an existing pipe with an aluminum culvert
  • 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 between NC 132 (College Road) and Snow’s Cut Bridge until May 2017 for grading, drainage and paving work as well as the installation of signals

A reminder: the Third Street Bridge in downtown Wilmington is now open.

Brunswick County

  • NC 133 (River Road/Village Road) – periodic lane closures for nighttime construction until November 15 to design and build a divergent diamond interchange
  • NC 211 (Honey Island Swamp) – lane closures just south of the Columbus County line for bridge construction until June 30
  • 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