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Portion of River Road to close in New Hanover County

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A portion of River Road between Shipyard Boulevard and Sunnyvale Drive will be closed to drivers from Friday, May 16 through Friday, May 23.

This closure is part of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority's River Road Force Main repair project.

According to a news release, northbound traffic will be detoured onto Carolina Beach Road from Sunnyvale Drive or Independence Boulevard. 

Travelers heading south on River Road are advised to take Carolina Beach Road to Independence Boulevard. 

Message boards are in place reminding drivers of the closure. CFPUA crews ask drivers to use caution when traveling around the work zone.

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