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Duke Energy plans weekend repair work on College Road

The intersection of College Road and Oleander Drive on Friday morning. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)
The intersection of College Road and Oleander Drive. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

WILMINGTON — Over Memorial Day weekend, one of Duke Energy’s utility poles was damaged by a vehicle. Crews will make repairs on June 4.

It will involved “conducting some urgent repairs Saturday to the electric system along College Road, just south of Oleander Drive,” according to a release from the power company. Power outages are not planned as a result.

One or two lanes on College Road will be blocked for eight hours starting at 5 a.m. Motorists are asked to proceed with caution through the work zone and pay attention to the traffic shifts.


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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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