Beginning Thursday March 16, 2023 crews will narrow US 421 SB to one lane of travel to allow construction of a new interchange at US 421 and Julian Airport Road. Traffic will be placed into the inside lane with the project limits.
Exit 227 (West NC-74) is currently closed as a long term closure. The ramp will be closed 24-hrs. per day until the end of July, 2023. Motorists can follow the signed detour to Exit 224 (S. Main Street) to return to Exit 227 via US 421 northbound.