Wednesday, April 17, 2024

This week’s road closures

Drawing of planned 17th Street streetscape. Courtesy of the City of Wilmington.
Drawing of planned 17th Street streetscape. Courtesy of the City of Wilmington.

Here is a list of road construction work for Sept. 5 through Sept. 10 for Carolina Beach, Wilmington, New Hanover County and Brunswick County.

All information is gathered from the town of Carolina Beach, the city of Wilmington and the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

Town of Carolina Beach

St. Joseph’s Street – closed between Winner Avenue and the Federal Point Shopping Center every day from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., when it will be reopened to traffic

Check the town’s road closures page for the latest information on closures as the town continues work on Phase B of its infrastructure plan.

City of Wilmington

17th Street – periodic closures as work has begun on a streetscape project between Wrightsville Avenue and Dock Street and Princess Place and Grace Street. No on-street parking will be allowed between Market and Grace Streets during some days to minimize nighttime construction. The $1.3 million project is expected to take about a year to complete.

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

SR 1187 (Sanders Road) – closed near SR 1576 beginning Monday, Aug. 29 to Sept. 29 as crews build a roundabout at the intersection of River Road and Sanders Road. Motorists can use Carolina Beach Road as an alternate route.

SR 2169 (Fredrickson Road) – closed permanently in both directions near SR 2145 due to construction of the Wilmington Bypass.

US 421 (offramp near downtown Wilmington) – nighttime weekday closures on the ramp for Carolina Beach, South US 421, East US 76 and North Business US 17 until Sept. 30 as lighting is installed as part of the Leland Causeway Bridge Project. Motorists heading south toward Carolina Beach should take the exit for Brunswick County Beaches, South US 17/NC 133 and West US 74/76, where signs for a detour will be located.

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.

Brunswick County

NC 133 (River Road/Village Road) – periodic lane closures for nighttime construction until November 15.

SR 1551 (Blackwell Road), US 17 (Ocean Highway) and 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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