Section of Pitt County highway closed for pipe replacement

Road closure graphic by MGN.

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - N.C. 102 will be shut down in both directions starting at 7 a.m. Monday morning between N.C. 11 South and Pleasant Plain Road.

The closure will last for two weeks as crews work to replace a storm drain under the roadway.

The construction is part of the Southwest Bypass project which will be a four-lane freeway from south of Ayden to west of Greenville opening in 2020.

Traffic will be detoured onto Pleasant Plain Road and Old Snow Hill Road.

The road is expected to reopen at 6 p.m. on June 23.