Traffic shifting this week on Lentz Road in Rowan County

Traffic shifting this week on Lentz Road in Rowan County

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A traffic shift is set for Friday on Lentz Road at Old Beatty Ford Road in Rowan County.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says traffic will be shifted in phases onto the new asphalt pavement, weather permitting. Motorists who travel through the work zone for the Old Beatty Ford Road project will encounter the shift.

"N.C. Department of Transportation contractors have created a new intersection for this roadway due to safety and capacity challenges in this area," said resident Engineer Kelly Seitz.

The entire project, including the new interchange for the I-85 corridor improvement project, is scheduled to be complete by Nov. 2019.

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