TRAFFIC ALERT: Wilmington PD urges drivers to avoid S. Front St.
By Jack Gallop | May 12, 2021 at 7:25 AM EDT – Updated May 12 at 1:55 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Wilmington PD is warning drivers to avoid S. Front St. if possible.
As tank trucks continue to refuel, city officials say to avoid the area possible.
A similar traffic alert was issued yesterday. There has been no word on exactly how long the congestion is expected to last, but WPD says to expect delays for the “near future.”
Heads Up S. Front St. Drivers! Queuing Tank Trucks will cause congestion and delays for the near future. Avoid the area if you can.
— Wilmington Police (@WilmingtonPD) May 12, 2021
Officials have also announced the exit on S. Front St. east of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is closed. Drivers are advised to use 3rd St. as an alternative route. No timetable has been provided on its opening.
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