CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a section of Hopewell Church Road over Duck Creek in Fairview at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, weather permitting. The closure is necessary to replace the existing bridge, which is scheduled to take 120 days.
During construction, motorists can follow these posted detours:
- Northbound traffic -Follow Hopewell Church Road to U.S. 601 North to Brief Road back to Hopewell Church Road.
- Southbound traffic -Follow Hopewell Church Road to Brief Road to U.S. 601 South back to Hopewell Church Road.
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 www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter at www.ncdot.gov/travel/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 resident engineer at (704) 845-1151.