Friday, June 14, 2024

Carolina Beach closes parking lot to begin construction on Hamlet Ocean Rescue and Restroom Project

CAROLINA BEACH — Starting Monday, Sept. 13, the beach access and parking lot at Hamlet Avenue in Carolina Beach will close for demolition.

Thereafter, the Town of Carolina Beach will begin construction on the Hamlet Ocean Rescue and Restroom Project, first slated to begin in 2019. The project entails a new 4,500 square foot building that will house an office, locker rooms, storage, as well as public restrooms and outdoor showers.

Monday’s demolition and prep work officially pushes forward the plans. Crews will first remove the sidewalk and parking lot with heavy machinery. No road closures are expected to be impacted by the demo.

Concerns can be addressed with Paula Kempton at (910) 458-2978 or Ben Meister at (910) 232-1144.


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Shea Carver
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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