NCDOT suspends highway construction for July 4th

  • Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 8:56 a.m.

RALEIGH (AP) — The North Carolina Department of Transportation is suspending most of its construction projects on the state’s highways to help keep the July 4 holiday traffic flowing smoothly.

Starting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, most construction projects along interstate, North Carolina and U.S. routes will be suspended until 9 a.m. Friday.


Construction work will continue on U.S. 1 just north of Southern Pines, U.S. 158 in Elizabeth City, I-73 in Guilford County and U.S. 17 Business in Jacksonville.

Motorists can get up-to-date travel information while they are travelling by calling 511 or visiting the transportation department’s website at www.ncdot.gov.

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