For further assistance, call us at
1-877-368-4968). For DMV questions, call us at
919-715-7000. Our mailing address is 1501 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1501.
View Site Map
For Immediate Release
Cool Springs Administrative Offices Building
382 West Main Street
Forest City, N.C. 28043
N.C. Department of TransportationChief Deputy Secretary Nick Tennyson will join law enforcement and other local officials at a dedication ceremony to honor fallen Rutherford County Sherriff's deputies Capt. Roy Huskey and Sgt. Owen Messersmith. The bridge along U.S. 74 over Oakland Road will be dedicated as theCaptain Roy Huskey Bridge, and the bridge along U.S. 74 at Bethany Church Road will be dedicated as theSergeant Owen Messersmith Bridge.
Both officers were killed in the line of duty on May 31, 1979. The bridge dedications were requested by the Rutherford County Board of Commissioners, and approved by the N.C. Board of Transportation on Jan. 9, 2014.
2/15/2018 5:23 PM