Tuesday, June 6, 2023

South Second closed to traffic due to water main break

WILMINGTON — Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has closed off two lanes of traffic downtown, due to a water main break.

The 200 block of South Second Street is closed while crews make an emergency repair, CFPUA noted in a release. It affects both lanes of traffic, though local residents that live in the block will be allowed access.

CFPUA instructs all drivers headed southbound to make a detour via South Third Street, around Orange and Ann streets; northbound travelers can use South Front Street. The closures will be in effect until the main is fixed.

Map of the closure:

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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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