NCDOT to Replace a Bridge on Oakley Road in Pitt County Thursday, March 15, 2012

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation will replace the bridge on Oakley Road over Briery Swamp, beginning Monday, March 19, at 8 a.m., weather permitting.   The project is scheduled to be complete by June 17.
During the bridge replacement, Oakley Road will be closed to traffic in both directions.
Motorists traveling northbound on Oakley Road should use the following signed detour:

  • Head West on N.C. 30, turn right on Stanton Mill Road, turn right on Package Craft Road, turn right on Oakley Road.

Motorists traveling southbound on Oakley Road should use the following signed detour:

  • Turn left on Package Craft Road, turn left on Stanton Mill Road turn left on N.C. 30, turn left on Oakley Road.

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