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Section of U.S. 264 in Beaufort County to Close Monday for Approximately Two Weeks

RALEIGH - Beginning Monday, Jan. 28 at 8 a.m., North Carolina Department of Transportation crews will close a section of U.S. 264 north of Belhaven from Yeatsville Road to Pungo Creek Road for bridge rehabilitation.The bridge, which was built in 1925, is deemed structurally deficient. That means that while it remains safe, it requires repairs and was built to design standards no longer used for bridges. During the closure, motorists should use the following signed detour:
  • U.S. 264 to Pungo Creek Road to N.C. 99 to Sidney Road/Yeatsville Road back to U.S. 264.
This project is scheduled to be complete by Friday, Feb. 8.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.

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2/19/2018 7:51 AM