NCDOT to Replace Bridge on Rowland Road over Big Bear Creek in Stanly County Thursday, June 14, 2012

CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a section of Rowland Road west of Albemarle to replace the bridge over Big Bear Creek beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, June 18, weather permitting.


The $437,000 contract was awarded to TCB Builders Inc. to replace the existing bridge and install guardrail.


Traffic will be detoured around the project from Rowland Road to Old Concord Road to N.C. 73 to Hugh Road. The bridge replacement is scheduled to be completed Nov.14, and the contractor can continue vegetation and reforestation work through May 13, 2013.


NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.


For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit or follow NCDOT on Twitter at Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type “” into the browser of your smartphone. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.


For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (704) 289-1330.



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