TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of Chestnut Street closed for emergency sewer repair

TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of Chestnut Street closed for emergency sewer repair

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Emergency repair work to the sewer system has forced the 2300 block of Chestnut Street in Wilmington to be closed between North 23rd Street and Kenwood Avenue. The 100 block of Kenwood is also closed.

Only local traffic is allowed until the traffic advisory is lifted at 5 p.m. Friday, according to a Cape Fear Public Utility Authority news release. There is no boil water advisory associated with the advisory.

All eastbound traffic on Chestnut should detour by way of North 23rd to Princess Place Drive to North 25th Street to Chestnut.

Westbound traffic should detour by way of Kenwood to Princess Place to North 23.

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