- The N.C. Department of Transportation
will temporarily close Azalea Drive near Mt. Carmel Church Road in Orange County from 8 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, through 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19, weather permitting. The closure is necessary to replace a cross line pipe in order to improve roadway drainage. Motorists should take the following signed detour route:
- Azalea Drive to Bayberry Drive to Arboretum Drive to Parker Road to Mt. Carmel Church Road to Bennett Road back to Azalea Drive.
NCDOT reminds motorists traveling in the work zone to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit. For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit the NCDOT website
or follow NCDOT on Twitter
. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type "m.ncdot.gov
" into the browser of your smartphone. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.