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Amazon Studios production to delay traffic in Carolina Beach

CAROLINA BEACH — Thursday, Sept. 9, Amazon Studios will be filming the production “The Summer I Turned Pretty” in Carolina Beach, in turn causing traffic delays for some.

The town sent out a notice saying the television series — based on the Jenny Han young adult romance novels — will affect travelers on Dow Road, between Ocean Boulevard south to Kure Beach. The road will be open, though drivers will experience intermittent traffic control from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Amazon production crews will be staging vehicles and equipment at Mike Chappell Park all day as well, so visitor parking will be limited, according to the town.

All questions can be directed to Tim Murphy at (910) 707-2064.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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