Busy Craven County highway set to close Friday

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - If you have to take Highway 17 in Craven County, you may need to find another way to get where you're going on Friday.

Highway 17 will close in both directions near B Street in Bridgeton on Friday morning. The railroad is closing the road in order to do upgrades to the crossing. The road is set to close at 7 a.m. and will reopen by 5 p.m.

Drivers should use Weyerhauser Road in Ernul, NC 43, and Highway 70 as detours.