Due to repairs the US Coast Guard is making to the riverfront bulkhead, the southbound lane of Water Street between Princess and Market streets is closed. Water Street will reopen for Labor Day weekend, but the Friday night Downtown Sundown concert and the Sunday Downtown Wilmington Historic Marketplace will be relocated because of the construction.
Work continues on the Wilmington Firefighters Memorial that will be unveiled on Wed. Sept. 11 at 6 PM at Empie Fire Station.
It's the time dogs wait all year for!
There is still some space available and time to register for the Wilmington Housing Summit on September 6. Seating is limited and lunch is included with the $25 registration fee.
City pools will be open for Labor Day then will close for the season. Except, that is, for Legion Stadium Pool, which will be the scene for the annual Pooch Plunge! Dogs across the area look forward to this week every year when the pool goes to the dogs!
Lane closures on Rose Avenue, Mallard Street and Widgeon Drive through August 30 while the roads are repaved as part of the city's 5-Year Improvement Plan.
There will be single lane traffic on Longstreet Drive between Shipyard Blvd. and Pine Valley Dr. from Aug. 26-30 so that the road can be repaved.
The US Coast Guard is making some immediate repairs to the bulkhead near Riverfront Park. The repairs began on August 26 are scheduled to be complete by September 6, impacting traffic and two weekend events in the area.