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Road Closed with Detour on US-176 Near Saluda
US-176 is closed in all directions due to a rock slide, near Pearson Falls Road.
DETOUR: Motorists traveling West on US-176 will turn right onto NC-108. Continue on NC-108 then take I-26 West. Continue on I-26 West then take exit 59 onto Ozone Drive and turn left. Continue on Ozone Drive to access US-176. Motorists traveling East on US-176 should turn left onto Ozone Drive. Continue on Ozone Drive then take I-26 East. Continue on I-26 East then take exit 67 to NC-108 and turn right. Continue on NC-108 to access US-176.
Start: December 1, 2015, 9:56 pm / End:February 29, 2016, 5:00 pm / Updated: January 7, 2016, 1:13 pm
Road Closed on SR-1531
Contractor will be closing Fox Mountain Road (SR1531) Monday morning 12/1/16 for bridge replace over White Oak Creek.
DETOUR: Fox Mountain Road traffic will need to turn right on to Walker Road(SR 1533). Continue on Walker Road for 1/2 mile and turn left on Haynes Road (SR 1534). Continue on Haynes Road for .8 miles and turn left on Peniel Road (SR 1521) Continue on Peniel Road for .5 miles and turn left on Smith Diary Road (SR 1519). Smith Diary Road will intersect with Fox Mountain Road in 2.5 mile. Detour route is signed.
Start: February 1, 2016, 1:00 pm / End:July 1, 2016, 4:00 am / Updated: January 25, 2016, 4:03 pm
Road Closed on SR-1329 Near Columbus
Contractor will be closing Ponder Road (SR 1329) to replace the existing bridge over Wheat Creek
DETOUR: Signed detour route is East on Pea Ridge Road (SR 1326) for .7 miles to Abrams & Moore Road. Turn left on to Abrams & Moore Road (SR 1331) to intersection at Manius Chapel Road. Turn left on to Manius Chapel Road. Ponder Road will be on your left in approximately .8 miles.
Start: January 4, 2016, 1:00 pm / End:April 29, 2016, 11:00 pm / Updated: January 5, 2016, 9:42 pm
source: North Carolina DOT

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#NCDOT Work Begins to Replace Davidson County Bridge Despite Forecast:

Feb 12, 2016, 4:29 pm EST replyretweetfavorite
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Detour ahead for Compton Road Bridge Closure: @OCNCGOV #NCDOT

Feb 12, 2016, 4:17 pm EST replyretweetfavorite
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Here's a shot from our Mecklenburg County equipment shop, where crews are attaching a snow plow to a truck

Feb 12, 2016, 3:10 pm EST replyretweetfavorite
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Compton Road Bridge Being Replaced in Orange County @OCNCGOV #bridge #construction #detour #NCDOT

Feb 12, 2016, 2:16 pm EST replyretweetfavorite
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Here's what we're doing in CLT & the Foothills to prepare for possible wintry weather in the coming days

Feb 12, 2016, 12:00 pm EST replyretweetfavorite
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This weekend's winter weather on the NC Coast MAY cause some delays or cancellations on ferry runs. Details:

Feb 12, 2016, 10:31 am EST replyretweetfavorite
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@larrydunson Here is the latest on the Chatham County sinkhole:

Feb 12, 2016, 9:40 am EST replyretweetfavorite
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Work scheduled to start on Chatham County Sinkhole

Feb 12, 2016, 9:32 am EST replyretweetfavorite
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Due to a mechanical issue on the M/V Swan Quarter, the 10:30 a.m. ferry trip from Cedar Island to Ocracoke has been canceled.

Feb 12, 2016, 8:42 am EST replyretweetfavorite

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