A four-week closure of a stretch of NC 61 near Gibsonville will begin today, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation.
NC 61 near Suits Road will be closed, with a 1.8-mile tour in effect until June 3.
The closure will allow crews to dig, remove, and replace an old drainage pipe under the road in order to improve drainage in the area.
Drivers heading south on NC 61 will be directed to turn left on Suits Road, right onto County Farm Road, then back to NC 61. The reverse order applies for northbound traffic.