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Bridge Replacement Starting in Rutherford County

​RUTHERFORDTON – A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation will replace a 56-year-old bridge in Rutherford County beginning on Monday, Sept. 9.

Pilgrim Road will be closed to through traffic while crews from R.E. Burns & Sons Inc., replace the bridge over Webb’s Creek at a cost of $520,000. NCDOT officials expect the road between Ellenboro and Forest City to reopen by next September

The old bridge is outdated, has a low posted weight limit and components that have deteriorated over the years.

Through traffic will be detoured on a combination of U.S. 74 Business and Oak Grove Church Road.


9/6/2019 3:33 PM