Woodleaf Road closing Monday
SALISBURY — The N.C. Department of Transportation is closing the bridge on Woodleaf Road near N.C. 801 northwest of Salisbury for 11 days to conduct repair work. Crews will use jackhammers to chip out deteriorated concrete on the bridge and replace it with new concrete.
The closure will start Monday, April 11, at 8 a.m. and remain in place through Thursday, April 21, at 3 p.m.
To avoid the area, motorists should take the following detour route:
• Traveling southeast: Take N.C. 801 South, turn left onto U.S. 70 East, turn left at the traffic signal onto U.S. 601 North, turn left at the first traffic signal onto Woodleaf Road.
• Traveling northeast: Take U.S. 601 South, turn right onto U.S. 70 West, turn right onto N.C. 801 North and take it to Woodleaf Road.
Drivers may experience some traffic congestion while the road is closed. NCDOT advises motorists to obey the speed limit and stay alert.
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