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Bridge work to close part of Interstate 85 at China Grove

Associated Press

CHINA GROVE — Contractors working for the N.C. Department of Transportation are closing part of Interstate 85 for construction of a new bridge as part of the I-85 Corridor Improvement Project.

The closure affects a part of the interstate between Lane Street and Exit 68 for construction of the Pine Ridge Road Bridge.

The northbound lanes will be closed from midnight until 6 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday.

The southbound lanes of the highway will be closed from midnight until 6 a.m. starting Friday through Saturday.

Law enforcement officers will be stationed to help detour traffic around the closure along U.S. 29 and Lane Street.

The project involves replacing and rebuilding several bridges over I-85 to meet design requirements and increase the clearance height for larger vehicles using the interstate.

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