Morganton, NC Traffic and Road Conditions
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Morganton Traffic Alerts
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1618 In Icard
The contractor will close Icard School Road on Monday, November 10, 2014 in order to remove and replace the bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad. This project has a completion date of March 29, 2016. Please use detour while traveling around this work site.
DETOUR: Heading East on US-70: Head east on US-70 to Tex's Fish Camp Road; Follow Tex's Fish Camp Road to Mt. Harmony Rd. which becomes Icard Rhodhiss Rd. to Icard School Rd. The detour will be the same in reverse.
Start: November 10, 2014, 5:00 am / End:March 30, 2016, 3:59 am / Updated: November 4, 2014, 12:49 pm
Lane Closed on SR-1405 North of Morganton
A lane on Brown Mountain Beach Road will be closed to traffic while the bridge over Carroll Creek is replaced. The contractor will remove a lane of the existing bridge and build a lane of the new bridge. Once a lane of the new bridge is complete, then traffic will be switched on to the new bridge, the existing bridge will be removed then and the remainder of the new bridge built. There will be a temporary signal in place to direct traffic through the project 24 hours a day. There may be intermittent times of flagging traffic while equipment and materials are delivered to the project.
Start: January 28, 2015, 1:00 pm / End:July 21, 2015, 9:00 pm / Updated: January 21, 2015, 2:36 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1240 North of Morganton
The contractor will close Fish Hatchery Rd on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in order to remove and replace the bridge over Russel Creek. This project has a completion date of June 30, 2015. Please use detour while traveling around this work site.
DETOUR: The detour will direct motorists to Pea Ridge Rd, onto N.C. 181, then back to Fish Hatchery Rd.
Start: March 18, 2015, 12:00 pm / End:June 30, 2015, 9:00 pm / Updated: March 18, 2015, 1:26 pm
Lane Closed on NC-181 Near Morganton
The bridge on NC 181 over the Catawba River will be under construction during the night time hours. Work involved will include painting steel girders and other bridge preservation work under the bridge.
Start: May 20, 2015, 11:00 pm / End:July 1, 2015, 10:00 am / Updated: May 20, 2015, 10:49 pm
NCDOT on Twitter
It's a beautiful day for a race! If you're in the area, slow down and use caution http://t.co/WQq6w71rqI
Still seeing backup on I-85 at the ramp to Exit 49 in Concord. Please use caution and pay attention as you're traveling through that area.
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Put away all distractions! Cell phones, cheeseburgers, makeup, etc! They can all wait #JustDrive
We're seeing backup on I-85 @ Exit 49 in Concord. If UR heading to race today, try using alternate route -- like Exit 48 to U.S 29/N.C. 49
Make sure every passenger in the car is buckled up, its the law & can save your life! #ClickItorTicket
That goes for drinking & boating too! Make sure you have a sober boat and/or car driver this wkd! #BoozeItandLoseIt