RALEIGH — Work is scheduled to start Tuesday, Aug. 20, on the replacement of a
bridge on Upper Road over the west branch of Bear Creek south of Seagrove. That
will close a section of the road between Mt. Zion Church and Hancock roads until
A $459,000 contract was awarded TCB Builders LLC of Lexington to
replace the 59-year-old bridge. It is considered structurally deficient and
functionally obsolete. It remains safe to use, but is in deteriorating
condition and needs to be replaced. It was also built to design standards no
longer in use.
A five-mile signed detour will be in place, using Cagle, Gap and Steed
Additional information on this project is available by contacting
NCDOT Senior Resident Engineer John Partin at (336) 318-4020.
NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction
information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit. Updated travel
information is also available by calling 511 or online at www.ncdot.gov/travel.
In addition, NCDOT now offers travel information on Twitter.