RALEIGH —The N.C. Department of Transportation will close the Galloway Road bridge over Pinch Gut Creek for bridge preservation work. Work will begin at 6 a.m. on Monday, July 29, and is expected to be complete in December, weather permitting.
Motorists should use the following signed detour route during the closure:
• Galloway Road to Randolphville Road to U.S. 17 back to Galloway Road.
This project is part of the NCDOT’s $450 million state-funded bridge plan for 2011-13, which calls for preservation, repairs or replacement of bridges statewide.
The existing bridge, which was built in 1966, is deemed structurally deficient and functionally obsolete. This means the bridge is safe, but it needs to be replaced to meet current and future traffic demands.
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