Section of Aurora highway to temporarily close

Published 3:45 pm Friday, January 5, 2024

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From Beaufort County Government:

A section of N.C. 33 in Aurora will close for approximately 24 hours starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024.

N.C. 33 will be closed from its intersection with N.C. 306 to its intersection with Main Street Extension. The purpose of the closure is to allow Nutrien to safely relocate heavy mining equipment across the road.

Traffic will be detoured south onto Highway 306 to Grantsboro, Highway 55 to Bayboro, and Bay City Road to Aurora. Drivers should anticipate longer commute times.