Pinehurst road closing for pipe replacement

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will be closing Morganton Road at N.C. 5 to Monticello Road next week, said the Village of Pinehurst on social media Tuesday.

The road closure will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 8 a.m. and end on Friday, Jan. 15 at 5 p.m.

Crews will be replacing a failed drainage pipe.

Additionally, NCDOT will perform shoulder work along Morganton Road during this time, mainly from Doral Drive to the traffic light at Highway 15-501.

“Drivers should allow extra time for the detour and be mindful of the crews working to make the repair and reopen this highly utilized route,” said the Village.

Businesses in that area will have access during the closure.

Please direct questions to NCDOT at 910-773-8070.

The east side of Morganton Road in Southern Pines is closed as well for a six-month project.

The Town of Southern Pines announced at the beginning of December the East Morganton Road Waterline Replacement project will close East Morganton Road to through traffic from May Street to Indiana from Jan. 4 to July 31.

Six month project to close portion of East Morganton Road

Map via the Town of Southern Pines.

“The primary detour will be along Indiana Ave and signage will be placed to direct traffic,” said the town on Monday.  “Local traffic will still have access via the adjacent side streets.”

For more information, please call the Town of Southern Pines at 910-692-7021.

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