By Cara Beth Lewis
SR1318 River Road will be closed Northeast of Tar Heel due to cross line repair from September 28, 2021 at 8:00 am through October 5, 2021 at 5:00 pm.
Both lanes of the Northbound US Highway 701 over the Cape Fear River are closed. Traffic will be rerouted to the Southbound lanes. The closure has a wide load traffic restriction.
Additionally, Elwell Ferry, between NC Highway 53 and NC Highway 87, crossing the Cape Fear River and connecting the communities of Carvers Creek and Kelly in Bladen County, is closed at this time.