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.CLOSINGS:
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).
SR1320 (Burney Road will not close for repairs. This will remain open due to the on-coming storm Hurricane Dorian. Will update when they will be doing this repair.
Will close at 9:30 a.m., September 3, 2019 due to the on-set of Hurricane Dorian. It will be taken off the cables prior to the storm. Will update when the Ferry re-opens.