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Stanly bridge will close for replacement

Beginning Tuesday, N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews will start an $844,000 project to replace the bridge on Bethany Road over Town Creek.

The existing bridge, built in 1954, will be replaced with a 70-foot long cored slab structure. The contractor, National Bridge Builders LLC out of Kernersville, will have until the end of September to complete the replacement.

posted detour will be in place for drivers along U.S. 52, Springdale Road, Austin Road and Old Salisbury Road.

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