Raleigh - The Newton Driver License Office will temporarily close for equipment installation and renovations on Thursday, Oct. 20. It is scheduled to re-open on Monday, Oct. 24, at 8 a.m.
The Newton office, located at 1033 Smyre Farm Rd., is one of 25 driver license offices across the state to undergo a new office design that will include the installation of new cubicles and ergonomic bench seating to increase customer comfort, as well as new informational posters, an additional computer and three new testing units.
As part of the second phase of state DMV office upgrades, renovations will be completed in 50 of the state's 113 driver license offices by the end of November.
DMV now offers driver license renewals and many other services online. Customers are encouraged to check the official DMV website at www.ncdot.gov/dmv and click "Online Services" to see if their driver license needs can be met online.
During the Newton closure, customers who need in-office services can visit other offices located in the region and are encouraged to call the numbers below to make an appointment:
Hickory -1158 Lenoir-Rhyne Blvd. S.E., (828) 326-9126
Lincolnton -1450 N. Aspen St., (704) 735-6923
Statesville -905 Carolina Ave. N., (704) 878-4220