RALEIGH - Beginning Monday, Jan. 28 at 7 a.m., North Carolina Department of Transportation
crews will close a section of Neuse Road between U.S. 70 and Caswell Station Road near Kinston as crews replace the bridge over Southwest Creek.The bridge, which was built in 1974, is deemed structurally deficient. That means that while it remains safe, it requires repairs, needed to be replaced and was built to design standards no longer used for bridges. During the closure, motorists should use the following signed detour:
This project is scheduled to be complete by May 27.NCDOT reminds motorists 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 www.ncdot.gov/travel 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.
- Neuse Road to Caswell Station Road to British Road to U.S. 70 back to Neuse Road.