Kerr Avenue connector road almost ready

The DOT will soon open a new connector road between Market Street and North Kerr Avenue. (photo: Hunter Ingram/StarNews)

WILMINGTON, NC (StarNews) — The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) is about to throw drivers who use Kerr Avenue around Market Street a curve.

The DOT will soon use a new jug-handle-shaped side road to help detour traffic off Kerr and onto Market while improvements are done on a major sewer line at the busy intersection.

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The still-unnamed road — the DOT refers to it as Y7A — connects Market Street at Wilmington Avenue with Kerr Avenue at Birchwood Drive.

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