North Carolina Department of Transportation released an update on Bladen County road closings this afternoon.
According to Faye Boyne, with NCDOT, NC53W will be closed starting May 3, 2021 through May 14, 2021. The detour will be NC53 to SR1332 (Gum Shaw Road) to SR1335 (Ruskin Road) to NC242 back to NC53.
US Highway 701N –
The both lanes of the North Bound US Highway 701 over the Cape Fear River is closed. Traffic will be rerouted to the Southbound lanes. The closure has a WIDE LOAD TRAFFIC RESTRICTION.
Elwell Ferry –
Elwell Ferry is closed.