The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced Bladen County’s upcoming road closings according to Faye M. Boyne, Administrative Specialist I, Division of Highways with NCDOT.
NC210 Near US 701
NC210 closed on Monday, June 17, 2019 and will remain closed until December 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm. They will be replacing existing pipes with a concrete box culvert. A detour is in place which is NC41 to US701. NC210 will be closed to through traffic between SR1562 (Walter K. Evans Rd.) and SR1529 (George Long Rd.).
SR1145 Martin Luther King Drive
SR1145 Martin Luther King Drive near NC87 bypass will close on Monday, June 17 at 8:00 a.m. for bridge pipe replacement. This will remain closed from June 17, 2019 – December 9, 2019 5:00 pm. Detour will be in place. Detour will be SR1148 (Quail St.) to SR1150 (Peanut Plant Rd.) to NC87 to SR1145 (Martin Luther King Drive).
NC210 will be closed 0.5 miles south of SR1549 (Moore’s Swamp Rd) on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. This will be closed with a detour. The detour in place will be NC210 to SR1550 (Beatty Bridge Rd) to Pender County SR1201 (Beatty Bridge Rd) to NC53 to Bladen County NC53 to NC210. The road will remain closed from July 29, 2019 8:00 a.m. until August 2, 2019 5:00 p.m.
SR1707 (Gibson Dairy Road)
SR1707 will close July 15, 2019 at 8:00 am and will remain closed until August 4, 2019. They are replacing the pipe. Suggested detour SR1704 (Airport Road) to NC87 Bypass to SR1700 (Mercer Mill/Brown Marsh Road) to SR1707 (Gibson Dairy Road). There are no detour signs on project. Location of closing is 0.15 miles west of SR1704 (Airport Road).
ELWELL FERRY: Open