N.C. Department of Transportation is
repairing bridge joints today on U.S. 74 near the Interstate 40 junction in
Haywood County and will temporarily close lanes of U.S. 74 westbound while the
repairs are completed.
will first close the right lane of U.S. 74 westbound to repair the bridge
joints on that side of the highway. Once work is completed on the right
westbound lane, crews will move to the left westbound lane. Traffic on U.S. 74
eastbound should not be affected by the repairs.
expected to finish the repairs by this evening.
traveling along U.S 74 westbound in Haywood county today areadvised to
use caution when traveling in the area and to expect delays. NCDOT reminds
motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the
posted speed limit.
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