UPDATE: Work on U.S. 52 will close one area; Gold Knob Road closed permanently

Published 4:19 pm Friday, July 1, 2016

UPDATE:  The N.C. Department of Transportation will close Crescent Road at the intersection of Anthony Road near Rockwell.

Weather permitting; work to widen the roadway will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 11, and is expected to wrap up by Thursday, Sept. 8. The original start date was July 5.

“This intersection is being widened following an NCDOT investigation that found safety concerns,” said Division 9 Engineer Pat Ivey.

During the closure, motorists will use Narareth Road to U.S. Highway 52 as a detour.

The closure of Gold Knob Road will also be on July 11.

As part of the intersection realignment project at U.S. 52, Crescent Road, Gold Knob Road and  Anthony Road area, N.C. Department of Transportation will take the following two actions:

Temporary closure of Crescent Road:  The 100-300 blocks of Crescent Road, between U.S. 52  and Nazareth Home Road will be temporarily closed starting Tuesday, July 5, at 8 a.m. The closure will be in effect for 60 days. Signed detour route will be via U.S. 52 and Nazareth Home Road. Homeowners within the closed section of Crescent Road will have access via Crescent Road.

Permanent closure of Gold Knob Road: Beginning Tuesday, July 5, at 8 a.m., Gold Knob Road will be closed at U.S. 52. Access to the 100 and 200 blocks of Gold Knob Road will be via Anthony Road to Park Drive or via Sides Road.

Questions should be directed to NCDOT at 704-630-3200.