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70
Rest Area Closed on US-70 In Morehead City
Welcome center and rest area are being remodeled.
Start: November 5, 2017, 3:13 am / End:March 9, 2018, 11:01 pm / Updated: November 5, 2017, 3:18 am
1104
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1104 North of Cape Carteret
Bridge replacement
DETOUR: From northside of bridge - head north on SR-1104 (Old Church Rd) for approx 1.7 miles until you reach the intersection of NC-58. Turn left onto NC-58 and contiue for approx 2.3 miles until you reach the intersection of SR-1104 (Old Church Rd). Turn left back onto SR-1104 (Old Church Rd)
From the southside of the bridge -  head south on SR-1104 (Old Church Rd) for approx 1.8 miles until you reach the intersection of NC-58. Turn right onto NC-58 and contiue for approx 2.3 miles until you reach the intersection of SR-1104 (Old Church Rd). Turn right back onto SR-1104 (Old Church Rd)

Start: January 10, 2018, 2:00 pm / End:May 7, 2018, 9:00 pm / Updated: January 8, 2018, 9:13 pm
58
Road Closed on NC-58 South of Atlantic Beach
Road will be under contruction
DETOUR: NC 58 will be closed between Loon Dr.and Islander Dr.  Passenger Vehicle Traffic should use Reed Dr, via Islander Drive and Loon Drive  (at the entrance of Emerald Plantation Shopping Center)

Tractor Trailer and large trucks should is Crew Drive, via Coast Gaurd Road and NC 58.  A temporary road will be constructed through the new Publix property, and will connect Crew Drive to NC 58 to accommodate the truck detour.

School Buses may use both routes

Start: November 13, 2017, 1:00 pm / End:March 31, 2018, 9:00 pm / Updated: November 9, 2017, 8:01 pm
101
Congestion on NC-101 In Beaufort
Traffic phasing for the construction of the US 70 eastbound lanes on the east and west side of Beaufort has created backups on NC 101 at US 70.
DETOUR: 1) The Gallants Channel Drawbridge has been re-opened for Eastbound traffic only to enter into Beaufort from Morehead City.   No Westbound traffic allowed.

2) Live Oak St. has been connected to the new  US 70 Bypass near Shell Landing Road.   The new connection allows for traffic on Live Oak St. to turn right and head East on US 70, as well as traffic on US 70 heading West can turn left onto Live Oak St.

Start: January 31, 2018, 5:00 am / End:April 1, 2018, 3:59 am / Updated: January 31, 2018, 3:29 am
101
Road Closed with Detour on NC-101 North of Beaufort
Replacement of box culvert. Road closed with detour. Culvert location is on HWY 101 near Carteret Memorial Gardens.
DETOUR: Detour from Havelock: Head east on HWY 101, turn left on Laurel Road, turn right on Merrimon Road, continue straight onto US 70 West into Beaufort, turn right back onto HWY 101.

Detour from Beaufort: Head on US 70 East, continue straight onto Merrimon Road, turn left onto Laurel Road, turn left/right onto HWY 101.

Start: February 12, 2018, 1:00 pm / End:March 2, 2018, 9:00 pm / Updated: February 5, 2018, 8:02 pm
source: North Carolina DOT


 

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