Duplin County roadway closes for fifth of eight pipe replacements

DUPLIN COUNY, N.C. (WITN) – The fifth of eight pipes needing to be replaced on one Duplin County roadway will be accomplished over two days later this week.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation reports that a section of Deep Bottom Road in Chinquapin will be closed Wednesday morning to begin the work. The department expects to be done by 5 p.m. the next day.

While the crew works, the department said drivers will be detoured onto Highways 50 and 41.

The DOT said they will continue to update the public as this project continues.