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Part of I-85 near China Grove to close for road work Jan. 24

Raleigh—N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will be performing nightly roadwork in Rowan County later this month. Crews will be doing heat straightening work on steel girders.

The work will require the closure of the three right-hand lanes on I-85 South at mile marker 68 near China Grove. Traffic will get by on the single left-hand lane.

The closure will take place each night between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. between Saturday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 31.

NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.

For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option isNCDOT 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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