Lane closures planned for Morehead City high-rise bridge inspection

Crews inspect the Morehead City high-rise bridge during a past inspection in this file photo. (News-Times photo)

MOREHEAD CITY — Beginning Wednesday, the eastbound lane of the high-rise bridge between Morehead City and Radio Island will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily to allow crews to carry out bridge inspections.

According to the N.C. Department of Transportation’s real-time traffic website DriveNC.gov, the work is supposed to last through Thursday, March 18, with medium-level traffic impacts expected for the duration.

Motorists are advised to slow down and follow the directions of the onsite traffic control/flagging operation. 

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