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By Faye M. Boyne, NC DOT

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has issued an updated listing of road closings for Bladen County. They are as follows:

NC 53 Near White Oak

NC 53 West is closed toward White Oak for a bridge replacement at Ellis Creek. A signed detour is in place. This will remain closed for several weeks.


Singletary Mill Pond Road

Singletary Mill Pond Road is closed in both directions due to a bridge approach failure. There is no estimated time when this road will reopen.


US 701

A lane shift for shoulder closure and to move southbound traffic to the northbound bridge for the purpose of debris removal from under the southbound Cape Fear River bridge. An 11-foot lane restriction is in place in this section. The contractor will remove debris.


NC 11

NC 11 is closed in both directions west of Kelly through February 28, 2019.  This will be closing 0.2 miles north of Natmore Road. The road will be closed 24 hours a day during the duration of the project. This is closed for pipe replacement. There will be a signed detour Bladen County: Natmore Road to Pender County: Sykes Town Road to Cain Tuck Road to Bladen County: Cain Tuck Road to NC 11.