UPDATE: Due to an unforeseen change by the railroad, work on Queen Street will not be completed today. The work has been rescheduled for Friday.
KINSTON – A section of Queen Street in Kinston will be closed during the workday Monday to allow N.C. Department of Transportation crews to resurface it.
The section needing to be milled and resurfaced is at the railroad tracks between East Peyton Avenue and West Blount Street. The closure is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. and be complete by 5 p.m.
Thru traffic will be detoured onto East Vernon Avenue and King Street to access the other side of Queen Street. Local traffic will have access to Queen Street from both directions up to the railroad tracks.
Drivers should plan on their commute taking longer than normal and use caution around the work zone.