Traffic Updates

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08/31/14, Special Alert for Entire State

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:13:47 EST

HEAVY TRAFFIC EXPECTED DURING LABOR DAY WEEKEND

 

Motorists may experience heavy congestion due to Labor Day Holiday travel from Friday, August 29th, through Tuesday, September 2nd. Interstate routes will be most affected during peak hours so NCDOT will suspend most construction activities on major routes across the state during this holiday to alleviate congestion as much as possible.

*Last updated 8/29/14 9:15 am

More info on NCDOT.gov.

2:40 PM, Orange County Alert

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:40:12 EST

I-85 SOUTH CLOSED NEAR DURHAM

Due to night time construction, I-85 South will be closed from mile markers 174 to 164. The closure will take place on alternating nights from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, weather permitting. The construction is expected to end by September 9th, 2014 at 6:00 AM. Motorists are advised to take the following detour:

Take Exit 174 A, US-15/501 South, to I-40 West and back to I-85 South at Exit 163.

*Information last updated 3:09 8/27/14

More info on NCDOT.gov.

2:40 PM, Johnston County Alert

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:40:12 EST

CONGESTION ON I-40 IN JOHNSTON COUNTY

 

There is heavy congestion on I-40 West between Exit 319, NC-210 to Exit 312, NC-42, due to a prior vehicle accident.  The congestion is expected to clear later during the afternoon on Monday, September 01, 2014.  Motorists traveling in the area are advised to remain alert and to plan for potential delays. 

 

Alternate Route: Motorist may take Exit 328-B, I-95 North to Exit 97, US-70 West.  Turn left onto US-70 BYP and continue US-70 BYP to re-access I-40 West.

 

*Information last updated 09/01/14 1:35 PM

 

More info on NCDOT.gov.

2:40 PM, Granville County Alert

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:40:12 EST

INTERMITTENT LANE CLOSURES ON I-85, NORTH OF DURHAM

Intermittent lane closures will be in place on I-85 in both directions between Mile Markers 195 and 202 near Oxford due to a multi-bridge rehabilitation project.  These closures may occur anytime between the hours of 6:00am and 5:00pm. 
The project is expected to be completed by May 2015.

*Last Updated 6/4/14 5:20 PM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

2:40 PM, Durham County Alert

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:40:12 EST

I-85 SOUTH CLOSED NEAR DURHAM

Due to night time construction, I-85 South will be closed from mile markers 174 to 164. The closure will take place on alternating nights from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, weather permitting. The construction is expected to end by September 9th, 2014 at 6:00 AM. Motorists are advised to take the following detour:

Take Exit 174 A, US-15/501 South, to I-40 West and back to I-85 South at Exit 163.

*Information last updated 3:09 8/27/14

More info on NCDOT.gov.