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NCDOT to Begin Resurfacing Project on U.S. 701 Bypass in Columbus County Next Week

RALEIGH -The N.C. Department of Transportation will begin milling and resurfacing U.S. 701/J.K. Powell Boulevard in Whiteville from U.S. 701 Business to Hay Street on Monday, April 28, weather permitting.

This work is part of a $5.1 million contract awarded to Highland Paving Company of Fayetteville in July 2013. The work is scheduled to be complete October 15, 2014.

During the work, motorists are advised to use Lee Street, Franklin Street or Pinckney and Madison streets to avoid the work zone. Heavy delays are expected through the end of May.

For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit https://www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.

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2/15/2018 5:23 PM