TRAFFIC ALERT: Intermittent lane closures due to Brunswick County culvert damaged by Florence being replaced

BOILING SPRING LAKES – A Brunswick County culvert damaged by Hurricane Florence will be replaced this month.

Beginning Oct. 16, N.C. Department of Transportation crews will have intermittent lane closures on River Road (N.C. 133) in both directions as crews prepare to replace the failed culvert.

Then, at 8 a.m. on Oct. 21, a section of River Road will be closed to traffic while crews put in the new culvert. This work is expected to last through Nov. 11.

Southbound traffic will be detoured onto U.S. 17 South and N.C. 87 South to get back to N.C. 133. Northbound traffic will use N.C. 87 North and U.S. 17 North to get back to N.C. 133.

During this time, drivers should expect their commute to take longer than normal. Drivers are also urged to slow down when around the work zone.

Source: N.C. Department of Transportation