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Columbus Traffic Alerts
Lane Closed on US-176 Between Saluda and Tryon
Expect lane closures and congestion for resurfacing asphalt pavement.
Start: March 23, 2015, 11:00 am / End:May 29, 2015, 11:00 pm / Updated: March 18, 2015, 1:30 pm
Lane Closed on SR-1326 East of Columbus
Expect lane closures, delays and congestion on Pea Ridge Road between US 74 and NC 108 for asphalt pavement resurfacing.
Start: March 23, 2015, 11:00 am / End:June 30, 2015, 11:00 pm / Updated: March 18, 2015, 1:37 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1125 North of Tryon
Warrior Drive at Bridge #126 over a tributary of the North Pacolet River will be closed for removal of the bridge and replacing it with a concrete culvert.
DETOUR: Detour route will follow Howard Gap Road to Harmon Field Road to US 176 back to Warrior Drive.
Start: December 1, 2014, 12:00 pm / End:May 1, 2015, 11:00 pm / Updated: November 25, 2014, 3:40 pm

source: North Carolina DOT

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