Rombach Avenue – Overnight Construction – May 18 & May 19

WILMINGTON – The City of Wilmington announces overnight construction at the intersection of Eastside Drive and Rombach Avenue beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18. The overnight work is expected to continue for two nights, weather permitting. The left lane of East Side Drive, the left-turn lane onto Oak Street, and the left eastbound lane of Rombach Avenue will be closed throughout the construction period. Vehicles will not be able to turn left onto Rombach from Eastside Drive.

The lane closures are necessary to perform emergency repair of a sanitary sewer line. Crews will be accessing the sanitary sewer through manholes in the street at the intersection of Eastside Drive and Rombach and the intersection of Rombach and Oak Street. This project will be managed by the City of Wilmington.

The City of Wilmington asks that all motorists be patient, reduce speed, and exercise added caution when traveling near this work zone. Questions regarding the closure may be made to the Office of the Director of Public Service, (937) 382-6509 or by email to

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