CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close Bowman-Barrier Road over Dutch Buffalo Creek in Mount Pleasant at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 12, weather permitting. The closure is necessary to replace the existing bridge.
During construction, motorists will be detoured from Bowman-Barrier Road to N.C. 73 to Hahn Scott Road back to Bowman-Barrier Road. The bridge is scheduled to reopen Sept. 25, while reforestation and vegetation establishment continues through March 24, 2015.
For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit the NCDOT traffic website 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.
For more information, please contact the division bridge engineer at (704) 983-4400.