CSX Transportation plans to close an intersection in Bladen County next week so crews can upgrade a railroad crossing.
According to officials, crews plan to close US 701 Bypass in both directions at the intersection with West South Railroad Street in Clarkton, weather permitting.
The closure is expected to start Tuesday, Oct. 17 and last until Friday, Oct. 20.
A detour will send traffic to NC 211 and US 701 Business.
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