UPDATE: Road closure continues on Carolina Beach Rd. following repair


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A lane closure in the 2000 block of Carolina Beach Road will remain in place through Monday, July 12, following emergency repairs to a Cape Fear Public Utility Authority water main.

Traffic in both southbound travel lanes on Carolina Beach Road between Northern and Central Boulevards has been shifted into the center turn lane. Central Boulevard is also closed to traffic in both directions at the intersection with Carolina Beach Road.

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The travel advisory will remain in place until the road surface is restored.

On Sunday, July 11, CFPUA crews completed repairs to a broken water main damaged by an apparent lightning strike. A precautionary boil water advisory was in effect but has now been lifted.