Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Weekly detour: construction, lane closures ahead

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

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