TRAFFIC ALERT: Overnight closures planned for section of N.C. 140 in New Hanover County

Road work ahead  (Source: KFVS)
Road work ahead (Source: KFVS)((Source: KFVS))
Published: May. 7, 2021 at 4:30 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The NCDOT says there will be overnight closures on a section of of N.C. 140, between Interstate 40 and Market Street, beginning next week.

An NCDOT contractor will close a section of westbound N.C. 140 on May 10-11 and eastbound lanes on May 12-13.

If needed, the contractor will use May 14 to complete work on the eastbound side. The closures are scheduled between midnight and 5 a.m. each day.

A signed detour will recommend drivers take I-40, Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and Market Street. Drivers should be mindful of a potential longer commute and remain alert.

The closures are part of the Military Cutoff Road Extension project.

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