Brick street preservation policy passes Wilmington City Council

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington City Council set in stone Tuesday a new policy governing the preservation of brick and stone streets.

The policy, an update to the previous code written in 1987, was approved unanimously by the council.

The new policy aims to identify if a brick street should be preserved based on factors including traffic volume, speed limit, street type and proximity to other bricks streets. It also provides direction when evaluating brick streets disturbed by capital improvement projects, utility cuts and emergency road work.

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(Star News Online, 2/7/2017)