A section of N.C. 3 (Dale Earnhardt Boulevard) between Rogers Lake Road and Peach Street in Kannapolis remains closed because of damage from a July 11 water main break.
A contractor working in the area struck a water line July 11, causing water to gather under the roadway and buckle the pavement. The city of Kannapolis has established a detour along Peach Street, DeSoto Avenue and Rogers Lake Road.
Crews are working to replace damaged curb and gutter and will put down five inches of new asphalt on the road surface. On July 17 workers will apply 6 more inches of asphalt. Depending on weather and progress on repairs, crews should reopen the road that afternoon, according to a news release from the N.C. Department of Transportation.
Residents with questions can call the city of Kannapolis at 704-920-4399.