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U.S. 70 Construction in Johnston County Requires Traffic Shift

WILSON’S MILLS – Drivers going west on U.S. 70 in Johnston County can expect delays starting Oct. 17 until a traffic shift is completed.

A state highway contractor will shift the two westbound lanes into a new pattern around the bridge under construction at Wilson’s Mills Road.​ Crews will need to keep one of the two westbound lanes closed beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, so they can do grading, paving, traffic signal work and pavement markings.

The lane closure will remain place until 5 p.m. Oct. 26, when the traffic shift is expected to be completed.

Drivers should be alert while traveling through the work zone.

The traffic shift will not affect the eastbound lanes, which underwent a similar lane closure last month.

The NCDOT awarded a $58.8 million contract last year for this construction, which is scheduled to be completed by the fall of 2024. People may learn more about the project at this NCDOT website​.


10/12/2022 12:20 PM