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April 19, 2010

What are the two huge piles of dirt north of Monkey Junction?

Filed under: Uncategorized — WECT @ 7:46 pm

Norma Wood asked….

“Wanting to know about the two huge piles of dirt just north of Monkey Junction on the east side of Carolina Beach Road?  They have been there a couple of years and now have grass planted on them.”

Norma,

We believe you’re talking about the mounds across from Echo Farms Golf Course.   It’s part of a planned development along Carolina Beach Road and Fairview.

According to a contact person for the developer, the dirt is the fill from a retaining pond put in a couple years ago.  Engineers say the dirt is needed for the next phase of the project.  When the economy slowed down, the project was put on hold.  We’re told it will get back up and running when the economy improves.

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1 Comment »

  1. would just like to comment on this morning’s news coverage at 5:30 am. I have been watching wect news for years,morning and night and I would just like to say that I think Colin Hackman may be your next 6:00 anchor replacing Jon Eans. Colin is personable,friendly,and intelligent. He makes you feel as if you’ve known him your whole life. GREAT JOB COLIN!!!! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!! SKYS THE LIMIT!!!!!

    Comment by thomasbarnhill — December 27, 2010 @ 11:59 am | Reply


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