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Wayne County Highway Needs Temporary Closure

Wayne County Highway Needs Temporary Closure

A section of a major Goldsboro route will temporarily close this weekend for drainage improvements. Contract crews plan to close North Berkeley Boulevard (U.S. 13) near the U.S. 70 Bypass from 5 a.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Monday to upsize a drainage pipe underneath the pavement.  A detour will send drivers onto the U.S. 70 Bypass, Wayne…read more »

Goldsboro Intersection Will Be Improved

Goldsboro Intersection Will Be Improved

A $17.3 million contract awarded Monday by the N.C. Department of Transportation will improve a complicated Goldsboro intersection and build a new route to connect U.S. 13 and North Oak Forest Road. The North Berkeley Boulevard intersections with Central Heights Road and Royall Avenue, which are bisected by a railroad track, will be realigned into one…read more »

Resurfacing Project in Wayne County Requires Lane Closures

Resurfacing Project in Wayne County Requires Lane Closures

Drivers can expect to encounter occasional lane closures beginning mid-November for the resurfacing of 4.5 miles of Wayne Memorial Drive. A state Transportation Department contractor will repave the road from just south of its intersection with Saulston Road to the Wayne-Greene County line. The work will be done in the daytime, requiring sections of the road…read more »

Wayne County Highway Needs New Drainage Pipe

Wayne County Highway Needs New Drainage Pipe

Both directions of U.S. 117 are scheduled to close in Pikeville next week, so crews can repair a drainage pipe under the road. he closure is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Monday on U.S. 117 between Main Street and Mount Carmel Church Road. The closure will last up to four days to complete. Maintenance crews with…read more »

Goldsboro Widening Project Requires Temporary Detour

Goldsboro Widening Project Requires Temporary Detour

The ongoing widening of North William Street will require a monthlong detour for drivers headed south onto U.S. 117. The detour tentatively will start Saturday. With rain in Saturday’s forecast, however, the N.C. Department of Transportation contractor may push back the closure and detour to start Sunday or Monday, when it’s dry again. When the…read more »

Wayne County Highway Requires Temporary Closure

Wayne County Highway Requires Temporary Closure

A 1.2-mile section of U.S. 117 north of Goldsboro will temporarily close starting Wednesday to allow state highway crews to improve the drainage system. Crews will replace a total of three crossline pipes with larger pipes underneath the highway between Hinnant Road and Airport Road. The work will necessitate closing the highway starting at 8…read more »

NCDOT, SHP Stress Move Over Law

NCDOT, SHP Stress Move Over Law

Two state first responder professions are facing the same, major problem. The Move Over Law requires drivers to change lanes when passing a stopped emergency vehicle with flashing lights. But drivers aren’t always adhering to the law, and that can cause life-altering situations. “It’s just sad because it’s totally preventable.” N.C. State Highway Patrol Trooper Joseph Atwell…read more »

Section of Hwy. 55 to Close Monday

Section of Hwy. 55 to Close Monday

A section of N.C. 55 west of Mount Olive is scheduled to close Monday for a crossline pipe replacement. The closure will begin around 8 a.m. just west of the highway’s junction with Shady Grove Road. State transportation crews estimate they will need three days to complete the work and reopen the road by Wednesday…read more »

Highway 117 to Close for Funeral Service Tuesday

Highway 117 to Close for Funeral Service Tuesday

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will be closing US-117 North from NC-55 in Mount Olive through Genoa Road tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, 2022, from 10:45 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The closure will remain in place during Sergeant Matthew Fishman’s funeral service to allow first responders the opportunity to line US-117 North for the…read more »

Pipe Replacement to Temporarily Close Roads

Pipe Replacement to Temporarily Close Roads

Beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, East New Hope Road between Mark Edwards and Millers Chapel roads will close. NCDOT crews plan to have the road east of Goldsboro closed for about two days. If drivers need to access either side of the closure, they’ll be detoured onto New Hope, Central Heights, Thoroughfare, and Millers Chapel roads. Crews…read more »

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