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4:23 PM, NC-24 A, Vehicle Accident, Lanes Closed

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:23:11 EST

All lanes have re=opened.

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3:31 PM, US-17 S, Vehicle Accident, Congestion

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:31:02 EST

Traffic has returned to normal.

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2:41 PM, US Highway 701 North A, Construction, Lane Closed

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:41:57 EST

Friday, October 31st Update: Resurfacing Paving will resume in the area at the Old Lumberton Road on US 701 on Monday, November 3rd. There is a 1000 feet to pave in the south bound lane. Intersections will be paved after that, until completion around November 5th. Milling operations still scheduled for November 5th to start between NC 131 and the Bladen County Line.

US Highway 701 is currently being resurfaced in the Old Lumberton Road area on the north side of Whiteville. However, the entire work zone is between north Whiteville and the Bladen County line, approximately 10 miles in length. The road construction will continue on days that the weather and temperatures permit. Stay tuned for any schedule changes.

Advanced Notice: Milling operations of the old pavement will resume on November 5th until November 13th on US 701 between the NC 131 intersection area and the Bladen County line, a distance of 6 miles. The resurfacing of this stretch of US 701 will resume immediately afterwards.

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2:36 PM, US 701 A, Construction, Lane Closed

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:36:40 EST

One of two lanes is closed for asphalt paving operations and shoulder building operations during the day on US 701 between Clarkton and NC 242, located south of Elizabethtown.  Both lanes of travel on US 701 will be impacted. Each days work zone will be approximately two miles in length. Flaggers and a Pilot Vehicle will lead you through the work zone. If you use SR 1700 - Mercer Mill Brown Marsh Road, you will avoid delays.

Expected Paving Schedule (always subject to change):
Monday 11/3: Finish the South bound lane on the Elizabethown end (Highway Patrol Station area). Start shoulder building operations on the Clarkton end working north towards Elizabethtown
(Paving crew will finish US 701 paving on Monday afternoon late.)
Intersections will be paved on Tuesday.

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1:14 PM, Gibson Dairy Road A, Maintenance, Road Closed

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:14:23 EST

Road closed to replace crossline located 0.16 miles east of SR 1700 (Mercer Mill - Brown Marsh Road)

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