Temporary road closure in Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – A stretch of U.S. 258 in Lenoir County will be closed next week for a drainage project.

Maintenance workers for the state Transportation Department will replace a drainage pipe with a larger one on the highway about 4 miles south of Tyree Road.

The closure is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. Monday and end at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The detour will consist of Clarence Potter and Smith Grady roads.

Drivers should be cautious near the worksite and allow for extra time using the detour.

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