DOT temporarily closing Pitt County road

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A local road is being temporarily closed Tuesday due to drainage issues.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says Ange Street in Winterville will be closed in both directions starting this morning at 8:30 a.m. Officials say the closure will be near Cooper Street.

They say the road is currently expected to reopen tonight at 6 p.m. Until the road reopens, drivers are being advised to follow Cooper Street to Academy Street and East Blount Street as a detour.