Onslow County roadway closing over weekend

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Improvements are expected to be made to an Onslow County roadway over the weekend.

Tonight, a section of Gum Branch Road between Country Club Boulevard and Whaley Field Road outside of Jacksonville will close to traffic at 8 p.m.

During the closure, the North Carolina Department of Transportation will replace a pipe, improving drainage, as well as, upgrade to the roadway, making it wider and adding shoulders.

Traffic will use Northwest Bridge Road, U.S. 258, and Rhodestown Road to access either side of the closure.

The roadway will reopen to traffic on Sunday morning at 5 a.m.