WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Thursday, April 18 the North Carolina DOT will hold a public meeting to discuss the temporary closure of Third Street in Wilmington.
The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the city of Wilmington Council Chambers, Thalian Hall, located at 310 Chestnut St. Citizens are welcome to drop in anytime during those hours and speak individually with NCDOT officials.
According to the news release, NCDOT proposes to close Third Street for several months beginning in the fall of 2014, while crews replace an aging pipe used for overflow from Greenfield Lake. The pipe is under Third Street and South Front Street. In addition, the department proposes to improve pedestrian and bicycle access at this intersection.
During the road closure, traffic will be detoured. The work is expected to be complete by spring 2015.