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Section of U.S. 21 in Statesville to Close Next Week

The N.C. Department of Transportation plans to close a section of the roadway in Iredell County to install new storm drainage and to repair a sinkhole. That work will start next week.

Beginning Sept. 20, U.S. 21 (South Center Street) in Statesville will be closed from East Bell Street to Garfield Street to replace a section of storm drainage. This project is anticipated to be complete by October 25.

Motorists will a detour route that follows U.S. 64 (West Front Street) to U.S. 70 (Garner Bagnal Boulevard) to U.S. 21 (South Center Street) during the closure.

Drivers should slow down and remain alert while using the detour route. For real-time travel information, visit or follow the N.C.D.O.T. on social media.