City council approves lowering speed limits on parts of Shipyard Blvd., Kerr Avenue

City council approves lowering speed limits on parts of Shipyard Blvd., Kerr Avenue
(Source: City of Wilmington)
(Source: City of Wilmington)
(Source: City of Wilmington)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Speed limits on portions of Shipyard Boulevard and Kerr Avenue will be reduced after a Wilmington City Council vote on Tuesday night.

Shipyard Boulevard from Carolina Beach Road to College Road will be 45 miles per hour, down from 50, and Kerr Avenue from Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway to South College is reduced to 35 mph, down from 45.

Tree installation in the median of Kerr Avenue from MLK to Randall Parkway was also approved.

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