NCDOT to Replace Euliss Road Bridge in Alamance County Friday, April 11, 2014

RALEIGH — Weather permitting, N.C. Department of Transportation crews will begin replacing the bridge carrying Euliss Road over a prong of Stinking Quarter Creek in Alamance County next week.

At 6 a.m. on Monday, April 14, crews will close Euliss Road near its intersection with Kimesville Road. Euliss Road will remain closed to through traffic during construction of the new bridge, which is expected to be complete by Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Local traffic will be able to access homes and businesses from either end of Euliss Road, but will not be able to pass beyond the closure points on either side of the bridge. Motorists traveling through the area will use Kimesville Road, Boyd Wright Road and Friendship Rock Creek Road as the signed detour route.  

NCDOT encourages motorists to pay attention, obey the posted speed limit, and allow extra time to reach their destinations safely.

This project is part of the department’s overall bridge program to improve the condition of the state’s bridges. Built in 1960, the existing bridge is reaching the end of its life cycle and needs to be replaced to meet current and future traffic demands.  The new bridge will accommodate all traffic, including trucks and emergency vehicles, as it will not be subject to the load restrictions of the current bridge.

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