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Efforts are underway to renovate the Alligator Bridge, which links to North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
The drawbridge will be closed to boat and road traffic from 12:01 a.m. January 10 to January 16, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation. Workers will take that time to replace and repair electrical and mechanical components beneath the swing span, the NCDOT says.
The NCDOT has undertaken a $16.7 million project to renovate the 58-year-old span. Flatiron Constructors of Morrisville, North Carolina, is the contractor.
NCDOT says detour signs will direct motorists to these detour routes:
The project will require another week-long bridge closure in March, at a date to be determined the NCDOT says.