Brunswick Riverwalk closed for cleanup and repairs

BELVILLE, NC (WWAY) — As recovery continues in our area after Hurricane Florence and things start to get back to normal, some may want to get out and get some fresh air.

One nature spot you won’t be able to visit for a while is Brunswick Riverwalk Park.

Belville Mayor Mike Allen says the park is closed for the time being as the town waits for contractors to survey damage and begin work.

Allen says the town will take on the initial cost for cleanup and repairs but FEMA will reimburse most of that money.

“We got a lot of trees down, our walkways and everything right now, the park’s completely closed,” Allen said. “We’re getting the estimates, and hopefully by next week, we’ll have a contractor in here cleaning debris up so we can open the park back up as soon as we can to the public, and we’ll make sure we put that information on our website.”

Allen says he wants to thank everyone who has assisted in hurricane response and recovery.

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