Sanford, NC Traffic and Road Conditions
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Sanford Traffic Alerts
Road Closed with Detour on US-15 In Sanford
NCDOT will be constructing two roundabouts on US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business) at the US-1 interchange (EXIT 71) in the city of Sanford, Lee County. The work will be performed by contract construction. Work will begin on March 23, 2015 and be completed by July 17, 2015. Beginning on or about April 13th, US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business) will be closed to through traffic under the US-1 overpass bridge. This section of US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business) will be closed for 60 days to construct the two roundabouts. During the 60-day road closure, the US-1 northbound off ramp to US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business) will be closed. Charleston Drive (SR-1445) will also remain closed for 60-day duration. Construction during the final seven days of the 60-day road closure will require the US-1 southbound off ramp and the US-1 northbound on ramp to be closed at the US-1 and US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business) interchange (EXIT 71). The US-1 southbound ramp from US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business) will remain open during all phases of construction. Beechtree Drive (SR-1444) and Amos Bridges Road (SR-1420) will also remain open during construction.
DETOUR: Traveling south on US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business) exit onto the US-1 southbound on ramp prior to the US-1 overpass bridge, continue on US-1 south to EXIT 69B Burns Drive (SR-1406), take right onto Burns Drive (SR-1406) back to US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business). The detour route will be signed. Traveling north on US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business), exit onto the US-1 northbound on ramp prior to the US-1 overpass bridge, continue on US-1 north to EXIT 74 Colon Road (SR-1415), take left onto Colon Road (SR-1415), exit onto the US-1 southbound on ramp, continue on US-1 south back to US-15/501/Hawkins Avenue (US-1 Business) (EXIT 71). The detour route will be signed.
Start: March 23, 2015, 12:00 pm / End:July 17, 2015, 9:00 pm / Updated: March 23, 2015, 8:59 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1332 Near Sanford
Bridge Maintenance to timber wing walls and timber bulkheads
DETOUR: Pendergrass Rd. to Steel Bridge Rd. to Bridges Rd.
Start: April 20, 2015, 11:00 am / End:May 18, 2015, 7:30 pm / Updated: April 2, 2015, 7:19 pm
source: North Carolina DOT