SOUTHPORT, N.C. (WECT) – Southport officials announced Friday that Howe Street — the main thoroughfare in the city — has reopened to traffic just in time for the Labor Day weekend.
The closure was necessary so construction crews could replace decades-old sewer pipes underneath the roadway.
“This was a big project for the city, and a critical step for safeguarding Southport’s infrastructure. We’re glad to see Howe Street back open well-ahead of the mid-September deadline. We know that this was an inconvenience to our citizens and visitors, but we truly appreciate everyone’s patience and flexibility,” said Tom Stanley, Southport’s director of public works.
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