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The old bridge is outdated, has a low posted weight limit and components that have deteriorated over the years.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