Traffic on E. Main St. was blocked from taking the ramp to southbound US321.
(2nd photo) The cleanup took until mid-morning.
(3rd photo) Traffic on E. Main St. backed up past Bojangles waiting to make the left turn onto Generals Blvd. to get to US321-Business (Gastonia Highway). Traffic exiting onto E. Main Street backed up on US321 southbound waiting to exit.
Wayne Howard Staff Writer
A tractor-trailer loaded with pizza dough overturned on US321 southbound at mile marker 23 (about a mile south of E. Main St. in Lincolnton) at 12:15 Monday morning (Feb. 18th) closing southbound lanes of the highway for hours.
Traffic was blocked from getting onto US321 southbound at the E. Main Street intersection. Southbound traffic coming from further north had to exit US321 at the intersection and take either US321-Business (Gastonia Highway) or Salem Church Road to get to High Shoals where they could get back onto US321 south. Northbound lanes were not affected.
The mess was finally cleaned up at mid-morning and the road reopened.
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