- Weather permitting, work will begin next week on an N.C. Department of Transportation
project to resurface a section of N.C. 66 in Stokes County.On Monday, June 9, N.C. 66 will be closed to thru-traffic between N.C. 268 and Moores Spring Road as crews begin the first phase of resurfacing. This section of N.C. 66 is expected to reopen on Wednesday, June 11. Local traffic will be able to access homes and businesses from either end of N.C. 66 during this time, but will not be able to pass beyond the point of closure. Motorists traveling through the area will use N.C. 268, N.C. 89, Hang Rock Park Road and Moores Spring Road as the signed detour route.On Thursday, June 12, crews will close N.C. 66 between N.C. 89 and N.C. 268 for the second phase of resurfacing. The work is expected to be complete by Monday, June 16. During this time, local traffic will be able to travel until the point of closure, and thru-traffic will use N.C. 89 and N.C. 286 as the signed detour route.NCDOT encourages motorists to pay attention and allow extra time to reach their destinations safely due to the 15-mile detour routes.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.