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NCDOT to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Work on Third Street (U.S. 421) in Wilmington

RALEIGH -The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting, called a citizens' informational workshop, to discuss the temporary closure of Third Street (U.S. 421) in Wilmington.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the city of Wilmington Council Chambers, Thalian Hall, located at 310 Chestnut St. Citizens are invited to drop in anytime during those hours and speak individually with NCDOT officials.

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.

For more information, contact Division Bridge Program Manager Amanda Glynn at (910) 341-2000 or via email at

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for persons with disabilities who want to participate in this public hearing. Anyone requiring special services should contact Glynn at the above phone or email address as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.


2/19/2018 7:50 AM