TRAFFIC ALERT: Overnight closure planned for Beach Drive in Ocean Isle Beach

TRAFFIC ALERT: Overnight closure planned for Beach Drive in Ocean Isle Beach
A portion of Princess Street will be closed for two weeks while a private contractor completes emergency structural repairs to a building. Princess Street will be closed for one block between Second and Third streets. (Source: Wikimedia)

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - A section of Beach Drive SW (NC 179) will be closed overnight beginning Monday, Dec. 11.

The road will be closed in both directions near Hale Beach Road SW starting at 7 p.m. on Dec. 11 and is expected to reopen at 6 a.m. on Dec.. 12.

According to the NC DOT, crews will be installing a sewer line as part of the Ocean Isle Beach roundabout project.

The closure was originally scheduled for Dec. 7-8 but had to be rescheduled due to inclement weather, according to officials.

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