City offices will be closed Monday, Oct 5 due to the heavy rains. Monday's trash pickup is postponed until Wednesday.
Many improvements are planned for Riverfront Park next year. Get more information and see a presentation containing design options City Council is considering.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Work has begun on the construction of 1,000 feet of Riverwalk along the newly completed bulkhead to the north of the Wilmington Convention Center.