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Another Bladen County Road Opened

Owen Hill Road Now Open May 17

Hurricane Matthew left Owen Hill Road in Elizabethtown closed for seven months. Elwell Ferry Road has been open and closed since the big storm. NCDOT announced some new openings this week.

Wednesday May 17th, Kenneth Clark with NCDOT announced Owen Hill Road is now open again for traffic.

An update of road openings / closings for Bladen County is as follows according to Clark:



SR 1128 (Barry Lewis Road) North of NC 211 Business

SR 1128 (Barry Lewis Road) north of NC 211 Business will open just after noon today.


SR 1131 (Webb Faulk Road)

SR 1131 (Webb Faulk Road) is open.




SR 1100 (Center Road)

SR 1100 (Center Road) remains closed just south of SR 1121 (Zion Hill Church Road) in order to replace a damaged crossline.  The road will open tomorrow(Wednesday) afternoon.


SR 1128 (Barry Lewis Road)

SR 1128 (Barry Lewis Road) remains closed at a location 0.98 miles north of SR 1176 (Forrest Drive).  Work should be complete by Friday afternoon.


SR 1177 (Galeed Church Road)

Beginning at noon today, we plan to close SR 1177 (Galeed Church Road) just west of NC 242/410 in order to replace a crossline.  The road should re-open on Thursday afternoon.


SR 1336 (Owen Hill Road)

SR 1336 (Owen Hill Road) remains closed due to construction of a double line of cast in place reinforced concrete box culvert.  We are anticipating completion this week.





SR 1100 (Center Road)

Beginning Monday, May 22, we plan to close SR 1100 (Center Road) at a location 0.44 miles south of SR 1101 (Marsh Road) in order to replace a large crossline pipe.  The road will be closed through the end of next week.


SR 1122 (Cabbage Road)

Beginning Wednesday, May 17, a contractor will be moving in on SR 1122 at a location 1.24 miles south of SR 1124 (Singletary Millpond Road) in order to replace a crossline pipe damaged during the hurricane.  The location will be closed through the middle of next week.


SR 1176 (Forrest Drive)

Beginning Monday, May 22, we plan to close SR 1176 (Forest Drive) at a location 0.36 miles north of NC 242 in order to begin replacement of the first of four crossline pipes on Forest Drive.





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