WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) – N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews are expected to start construction on Monday to replace a bridge in Beaufort County.
Beginning October 21 at 8 a.m., Market Street Extension will close between Avenue Road and N.C. 171 in Washington.
Crews will replace the bridge in that area and construction is expected to last through March.
During these months, traffic will be detoured onto Avenue Road/ St. John Church Road and N.C. 171.
Drivers should anticipate needing extra time for their commute and slow down when approaching the work zone.