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Sewer work to cause traffic shifts in midtown this weekend

WILMINGTON — Cape Fear Public Utility Authority will be conducting work on a sewer main that will shift traffic patterns in Wilmington for almost three days, beginning this weekend.

Crews will be connecting a sewer force main to a sanitary sewer manhole near South College Road and New Centre Drive from Saturday, Apr. 23, at 7 a.m. to Monday, Apr. 25, 5 p.m.

The CFPUA will close the right turn lane of northbound South College Road onto eastbound New Centre Drive. Motorists will be guided into the inner lane when turning from South College Road onto New Centre Drive.

“Left-turning traffic from southbound South College Road onto New Centre Drive will be shifted into a single lane,” a release noted.


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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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