Stretch of Market Street in front of NHHS to close for multiple days due to manhole work

A stretch of Market Street in front of New Hanover High School will be inaccessible later this week while Cape Fear Public Utility Authority crews replace a manhole. 

According to a news release from the Authority, all lanes of Market Street between 12th and 16th Streets will be closed in both directions, from 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22, until 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 27.

“While local traffic and on-street parking will be allowed between 12th and 14th streets and between 15th and 16th streets, the 1400 block of Market Street will be completely closed to allow a contractor for CFPUA to complete the manhole replacement,” according to the news release


Adjacent streets are expected to remain open during the operation as a detour. 

The affected area is shown below.

Market Street will be closed later this week for manhole replacement
Market Street will be closed from Thursday evening until Tuesday morning in the area shown above in red. (Port City Daily/Courtesy CFPUA)

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