Sixth drainage pipe replacement on Duplin Co. road forces another closing

DUPLIN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – The sixth of eight pipes needing to be replaced on one Duplin County road will be done tomorrow.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says a section of Deep Bottom Road in Chinquapin will be closed tomorrow morning to begin the roadwork. It is expected to reopen 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.