RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is
intermittently closing eastbound and westbound lanes on N.C. 53 over Interstate
40 north of Burgaw for bridge maintenance work beginning today.
Motorists can expect lane closures daily through April 5
between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Two of the four lanes will be closed at once. The closures are necessary to perform bridge
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