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More traffic changes in China Grove

The Department of Transportation contractor will make changes to the U.S. 29 through-traffic at the Main Street intersection in China Grove starting today.

Traffic heading South on U.S. 29 will still only be permitted to make a right turn onto Main Street from U.S. 29 South and no through traffic will be allowed beyond Main Street.

Traffic from Main Street will now use the new U.S. 29/Main Street intersection to make a right turn onto U.S. 29 South from Main Street and no left turns onto U.S. 29 North will be permitted.

Shue Road and Main Street will still be an all stop intersection. Shue Road will also have access to U.S. 29 South from Main Street.

U.S. 29 North through-traffic will use the following signed detour route:  Take I-85 north from N.C. 152 to exit 70 (Webb Road) on I-85; at the top of the ramp, make a left on to Webb Road. Travel 1 mile on Webb Road to U.S. 29.

U.S. 29 South through-traffic will use the following signed detour route: From U.S. 29, take Webb Road for 1 mile to I-85 South. Turn right onto I-85 and travel on I-85 for 2 miles to Exit 68 (N.C. 152); at the top of the ramp, make a right onto N.C. 152. Continue straight through the next roundabout and then make a right onto U.S. 29 South.

U.S. 29 South  traffic  from Main Street/ Shue Road will use the following signed detour route: Travel 1 mile south from the new intersection on U.S. 29 South. Make a right turn at the traffic light on to 152 East. Travel a quarter mile to  to the Power St. roundabout. Once in the roundabout, take the fourth exit and then make a right onto U.S. 29 South.

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