Lanes Closures Begin Tuesday in Pender County near Burgaw for Bridge Work Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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 maintenance.

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