RALEIGH — Tunstall
Swamp Road west of Aurora in Beaufort County will be closed in both directions
starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, as a N.C. Department of Transportation
bridge replacement project gets under way. An $892,998 contract was awarded to
T.A. Loving Company of Goldsboro to replace the 46-year-old bridge over Durham
road closure is expected to remain in place until March 31, 2013.
4.4-mile signed detour will be in place. Motorists traveling westbound on
Tunstall Swamp Road from N.C. 306 will turn left on Old Sandhill Road, then
right on Mary’s Chapel Church Road to get back to Tunstall Swamp Road.
Eastbound motorists will take that route in reverse.
reminds motorists to watch for the road closure signs, stay alert and obey the
posted speed limit.
travel information is available by calling 511 or online. In addition, NCDOT now offers
travel information on Twitter.
Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website.
To access it, type “m.ncdot.gov” 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