CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a section of Morehead Road between N.C. 49 and U.S. 29 in Harrisburg at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, weather permitting. The closure is necessary to replace the existing bridge over Mallard Creek, located east of Charlotte Motor Speedway. The department has scheduled the closure through May 4, 2015.
During construction, motorists will be detoured along N.C. 49, I-485 and U.S. 29. Local traffic will still be able to access businesses and residences.
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 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.
For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (704) 845-1151.