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Section of U.S. 52 South in Winston-Salem to Close Tonight

RALEIGH -The N.C. Department of Transportation will close U.S. 52 South between Exit 109A and Exit 110B in Winston-Salem, beginning at 8 p.m. tonight as part of the U.S. 52 Improvement Project.The milling work will require both lanes of U.S. 52 South to be closed from 8 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, weather permitting. If the work cannot be completed in one night, the closure will occur again on Saturday night. During the closure, motorists should use the following signed detour:
  • U.S. 52 South to Exit 110B (Martin Luther King Jr. Drive) to 5th Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to Rams Drive back to U.S. 52 South.
Crews will mill the asphalt pavement to prepare for the upcoming resurfacing of the entire U.S. 52 project area. The work is part of the U.S. 52 Improvement Project, which includes streamlining and repaving one-half mile of U.S. 52 from U.S. 421/Business 40 to Akron Drive, and improving part of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem. The $13.1 million project is scheduled to be complete by Aug. 31. The improvements will not only benefit drivers now, but they will also help prepare the city for the Business 40 Improvement Project. It will close 1.1 miles of U.S. 421/Business 40 in downtown Winston-Salem for up to two years to make major upgrades to the roadway and bridges. Much of the traffic on U.S. 421/Business 40 will be detoured onto U.S. 52.For real-time travel information any time in the Triad, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ncdot_triad. 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 7:50 AM

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