FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 19, 2011
Contact: Jen Thompson, NCDOT
704-347-6618 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The N.C. Department of Transportation will close Eastway Drive north of Sugar Creek Road at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 24 until 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, weather permitting.
The closure is necessary for Aberdeen-Carolina and Western Railway to make upgrades to the existing railroad crossing. NCDOT will detour traffic on Sugar Creek Road and North Tryon Street around the closure.
NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.
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