Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News App
The closure is causing a huge headache for both drivers and business owners as crews upgrade a railroad crossing at Raeford and McPherson Church roads.
Drivers will need to use Owen and Village drives as the detours.
Police said drivers can also expect delays on Village Drive near Cape Fear Valley Medical Center because the right lane is closed between Fordham Drive and Purdue Drive.
Right lane on Village Dr towards CFVMC CLOSED between Fordham & Purdue. Expect delays.... construction crew on scene https://t.co/W0kCvQsroK— Fayetteville Police (@FayettevillePD) June 13, 2017
Local business owners are concerned the detour will funnel customers and money away from their stores.
"It makes us a little bit nervous because there is no traffic on Raeford Road right now at this end of Raeford Road," said Alison Newton, owner of High Cotton Consignments. "Coming into work, I could see where traffic is being diverted and it's a little nerve-wracking."
Raeford Road will re-open at rush hour on Friday. McPherson Church Road at Raeford Road will close next week as crews continue road work.