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  • 4:23 pm NCDOT announces Bladen County road closings

The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced Bladen County’s ferry is back open and some 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 NC76 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, June 24, 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 June 24, 2019 8:00 a.m. until July 12, 2019 5:00 p.m.