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North Waterfront Park
On Feb. 17, the Wilmington City Council saw a presentation on the status of plans for the new North Waterfront Park. [Read more...]
Muters Alley park reopens

The Muters Alley pocket park, which had been closed since mid-September 2013, has reopened as crews put finishing touches on pavers and landscaping. 


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Land purchased for northern riverfront park
On December 2, as scheduled, the City of Wilmington finalized the purchase of 6.63 acres along the northern downtown riverfront for a passive public park. The property, previously owned by Riverfront Holdings II, is part of a larger piece of the former Almont Shipping Company property. [Read more...]
Riverfront repairs continue

Work is underway to replace an old concrete underwater retaining wall on the riverfront at Muters Alley. As a result, one block of the Riverwalk is closed between Orange and Dock streets. All businesses will remain open.

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Riverfront Park improvements

Many improvements are planned for Riverfront Park next year. Get more information and see a presentation containing design options City Council is considering.

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USCG Riverwalk repairs

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.

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Riverwalk repairs continue

The Downtown Sundown concert on Aug. 16 and the Sunday Downtown Wilmington Historic Marketplace on Aug. 18 have been relocated due to work on the bulkhead near the Diligence. Water Street will remain open.

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Riverwalk update

Although the exploratory excavations that the US Coast Guard have been conducting in Riverfront Park are set to wrap up during the week of August 12, Water Street will be open to all traffic sometime on Friday, August 9.

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Riverwalk exploratory work

The southbound lane of Water St will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. during the week of July 29 and part of the week of August 5 for exploratory work on the bulkhead in front of the Federal Building near the USCG Diligence. 

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Summer newsletter is out!

The summer newsletter is out! This issue contains updates on the city's budget approved in June, WPD’s new Mobile Field Force unit, a plan for development and transportation growth based on citizen input, riverwalk repairs currently underway and the firefighter memorial being built.

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