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Convention Center parking jam leads to review


WILMINGTON, NC (STARNEWSONLINE.COM) -- The Wilmington Convention Center’s management is proposing parking changes following a recent bottleneck that delayed hundreds trying to exit the parking garage.

The changes are designed to better prepare the center for large events that end at once and create a potential for a traffic backup.

Susan Eaton, the center’s general manager, proposed several short-term solutions in an email to Wilmington City Manager Sterling Cheatham. In an email to city council members, Cheatham said officials were working on immediate and permanent operational changes to correct the problem.

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