JACKSONVILLE-Beginning tomorrow, July 15, N.C. Department of Transportation crews will close a section of Askew Road in both directions, Southeast of Farmville, weather permitting. The closure is necessary for crews to replace a bridge and is scheduled to reopen November 11. During the replacement, motorists traveling northwest should use the following signed detour:Ballards Crossroads, to Bruce Strickland Road back to Askew Road.Motorists traveling southeast should use the following signed detour:Bruce Strickland Road to Bell Arthur Road to Ballards Crossroads back to Askew Road.NCDOT urges motorists to use caution when traveling in the work zone.
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