Detour now only option for Dosher Memorial Hospital patients and visitors

North Howe Street access will be closed until further notice
Published: Jun. 30, 2021 at 10:10 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2021 at 5:29 PM EDT
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - The North Howe Street access to Dosher Memorial Hospital at Fodale Avenue is closing for construction July 22, which will impact the traffic pattern.

The closure will affect access to the hospital front entrance and emergency department; all patients and visitors are advised to use the marked detour route, effective immediately.

People visiting the hospital need to familiarize themselves with the detour route and should allow more travel time for scheduled appointments.

To access the hospital front entrance and Emergency Department from 211/133/87:

  • Follow the hospital detour signs from the corner of 211/87 (River Road) to Rob Gandy Boulevard. Follow Rob Gandy Blvd. to E. Leonard Street and make a right (The route is well marked with Hospital detour signs and arrows to point you in the right direction).
  • Follow E. Leonard to Fodale Ave. and make a right. The front entrance of the hospital and Emergency Department will be on your left. The parking lots are open.

Dosher Medical Clinic sites in downtown Southport will also be affected by the construction. Patients are asked to call their medical providers for detour updates.

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