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DOT work will close streets in Landis for two years

LANDIS — N.C. Department of Transportation contractors began placing a barrier wall, grading for a new railroad track, installing a permanent retaining wall, curb and gutter along South Central Avenue in Landis on Monday.

Crews will close southbound traffic from South Central Avenue along East Mill Street and Hillside Street starting at 9 a.m., weather permitting. The roadway will remain closed for the next 24 months.

Motorists traveling through the area will follow the 0.6-mile posted detour route along East Mill Street, Chapel Street and West Corriher Street.

NCDOT encourages motorists to pay attention, obey the posted speed limit, and allow extra time to reach their destinations safely.

For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type m.ncdot.gov into the browser of your smartphone.

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