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Polk County Road to Close Temporarily for Pipe Replacement

SHELBY-- Beginning Monday, Dec. 29, theN.C. Department of Transportationwill close a portion of Houston Road in Polk County for pipe replacement.

The closure will be roughly six-tenths of a mile long near Dimsdale Lane.Weather permitting, therepair should take a week or less. The road is expected to reopen by Jan. 5.

In the daysbefore the closure, portable message boards will be in place alerting motorists to the upcoming repair work. When the road is closed, a signed detour will direct motorists to stay on N.C. 108 and then turn onto Skyuka Road/Houston Road.

For real-time travel information at any time, visit the Travel section of theNCDOT website, call511, orfollow NCDOT onTwitter. Another option isNCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website.

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2/15/2018 5:23 PM