U.S. 70 will close four consecutive nights
WILSON’S MILLS – A series of overnight closures for U.S. 70 in Wilson’s Mills are slated to begin next week.
The closures are needed so a state highway contractor can set 10 concrete-reinforced girders for a bridge that will carry Swift Creek Road over U.S. 70. The bridge will form a new interchange at Swift Creek Road with ramps and loops that will replace what is currently a conventional intersection with a traffic signal.
The closures are scheduled to occur from midnight to 5 a.m. Oct. 10-13. The signed detours will be:
Drivers should be alert near the work zone and factor a longer trip using the detours.
More information about upgrading this portion of U.S. 70 to interstate standards in Wilson’s Mills can found online.
**VOTE FOR NC!** NCDOT’s advance flood-warning system is a national finalist in the 2023 America's Transportation Awards competition. Vote here and help NCDOT win $10,000 to be donated to charity.