• Stanly County bridge closed for repairs after inspection reveals crack


    OAKBORO, N.C. - The bridge on N.C. 742 over Rocky River south of Oakboro closed for about one month, Department of Transportation officials said.

    A routine inspection Monday morning revealed a crack in the substructure that needs to be repaired.

    Repairs are underway.

    A detour in place for motorists uses N.C. 742, Old Sandbar Road, N.C. 205, N.C. 218, Fish Road, St. Timothy Road and Benton Edwards Road. returning to N.C. 742.

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