The Highway 17 bridge from Washington to Chocowinity in Beaufort County will be closed this week during the overnight hours.
The Department of Transportation says the bridge will close at 10:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M. all week for construction.
The bridge will open for a brief period of time at the top of each hour to allow traffic to go through.
A detour is also posted. Cars and other passenger vehicles can take the Grimesland Bridge Road, heavy trucks will have to go to Greenville.