NCDOT to close a section of Parks Lafferty Road in Cabarrus County for bridge replacement project Friday, August 3, 2012

CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will begin replacing the bridge on Parks Lafferty Road over a branch of Rocky River in Concord beginning Monday, August 27, weather permitting.


Contractor TCB Builders Inc. was awarded the $373,000 contract to replace the existing bridge, build up the shoulders on the roadway, and install guardrail. Bridgework is scheduled to be completed Dec. 3, while reforestation and vegetation work will continue through June 1, 2013.


A detour will be posted for motorists along Parks Lafferty Road, U.S. 601, Flowes Store Road East and Flowes Store Road.


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 bridge maintenance engineer at (704) 983-4400.



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