Brunswick County rest area closed for repairs


WILMINGTON, NC – SEPTEMBER 17: Road closed signs sit on Rt40 due to flooding, on September 17, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread power outages and flooding across North Carolina. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SHALLOTTE – The U.S. 17 rest area at Shallotte will remain closed until a water line leak can be repaired.

The N.C. Department of Transportation closed the facility over the weekend after the leak was discovered. Crews have been dispatched to repair the underground water line as quickly as possible.

The rest area will remain closed until the repairs can be made. A timetable is not available. The closure is currently noted at When the rest area reopens, this entry will be updated.

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