Driver Information

Driving through the Triangle and areas surrounding the Fortify project will take some planning on your part. Here, we've consolidated all the information you might need to make your commute easier.

Commuting Strategies

By planning out your trip and applying some strategies to your commute, you can help us reach our goal of reducing traffic through the Fortify project by 30,000 vehicles each day.

Saunders Street Exit Closures

Mobile Apps

Looking for a mobile app to keep you updated on traffic conditions? NCDOT recommends using apps before you hit the road and to only use one that offers voice and hands-free notifications.

Roadside Assistance


NCDOT State Farm® Safety Patrol is a free service that provides roadside assistance to stranded motorists and also clears roadways to help keep traffic flowing smoothly. Safety Patrol trucks are ready to address most traffic-related problems and are equipped with specialized tools, including:

  • Traffic control devices to warn motorists of impending hazards, such as lighted arrow boards and other warning lights, traffic cones and air horns
  • Gasoline, water, air pumps, jumper cables, vehicle jacks and other tools to quickly aid stranded motorists
  • Specially-designed push bumpers and winches to aid in clearing travel lanes of disabled vehicles and debris

If you are stranded and need assistance, dial *HP from your mobile phone.