- The N.C. Department of Transportation
will close Stone Road between Rainey Road and Pop Basinger Road in Rowan County to replace a pipe under the road. Weather permitting, the work will begin Monday, Aug. 5, and is expected to be complete on Thursday, Aug. 8. To detour around the work zone, motorists may take Coley Road to South Main Street/Old Route 80 to U.S. 52 to Stone Road. Another option is to take Rainey Road to Faith Road to Crescent Road to Pop Basinger Road to Stone Road. A map of the alternate routes can be seen here.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 at www.ncdot.gov/travel/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.