WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Speed limits on two busy Wilmington roads are changing.           

Shipyard Boulevard from Carolina Beach Road to College Road will drop from 50 miles per hour to 45 miles per hour.

Kerr Avenue from Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway to South College will drop from 45 miles per hour to 35 miles per hour.

City council members approved the changes during their meeting Tuesday.

They also approved a tree installation in the median of Kerr Avenue from MLK to Randall Parkway.

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