NCDOT reschedules Benson paving to begin Oct. 14 due to weather

BENSON–The North Carolina Department of Transportation  informed the Town of Benson on Wednesday, Oct. 10 that due to the forecasted inclement weather ahead Main Street paving will now begin Sunday night, Oct. 14

Contractors are set to begin work Sunday night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Crews will continue to work each night from  until the project is completed. The new projected completion date is Oct./ 20.

This schedule is subject to weather delays.

Paving will begin on the outside lanes, then move into the inside lanes, followed by the intersections.

Main Street will still have active lanes open during paving operations, but some intersections may be closed with detour signage placed before the closure.

Contractors are asking that all vehicles be moved from parking spots along Main Street before paving begins each night at 7 p.m.

For questions, comments, or concerns please contact NCDOT at 1-877- DOT-4YOU (1-877-368-4968).

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