Traffic Updates

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11:05 AM, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:05:54 EST

LANE CLOSED ON I-77 NORTH NEAR THE VIRGINIA BORDER

The right lane is closed on I-77 North near the Virginia Border near Exit 8 due to a vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. The lane is expected to re-open at 5:00 PM. Travelers are advised to use caution while traveling in the area.

HEAVY CONGESTION DUE TO THE STATE FAIR IN RALEIGH OCTOBER 16-26

Starting Thursday October 16th through Sunday October 26th, motorists should expect heavy congestion on roads in the Raleigh area due to State Fair traffic.

Roads expected to be affected include: I-40 and I-440 approaching Wade Avenue, Blue Ridge Road, Edwards Mill Road, Trinity Road, Wade Avenue, NC-54, and Hillsborough Street in the vicinity of the fairgounds. Congestion on these roadways is expected to be at their highest during the evening when special events at the fair draw larger crowds, and on weekends.

Motorists not attending the event are urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes away from the fairgrounds if possible. Those attending the fair are advised to carpool, drive with caution, and obey all signs and law enforcement officers.

Click here to see traffic levels from the first weekend of last year's State Fair.


Last Updated at 9:16 AM on October 24, 2014

More info on NCDOT.gov.

2:02 PM, Warren County Alert

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:02:02 EST

HESTER ROAD IS CLOSED IN WARREN COUNTY

Hester Road (SR-1333) is closed Northeast of Warrenton , due to the road being washed out. The road will remain closed until repair and inspection of the road is complete. Travelers are advised to stay alert and use the following detour:

Motorists should take Warren Plains Road (SR-1305) to US-158 Bypass East to Hester Road (SR-1333)

AIRPORT ROAD CLOSED IN WARREN COUNTY

Airport Road (SR-1325) is closed near the intersection of US-158 Business, Northeast of Warrenton, due to the road being washed out.  The road will remain closed until repair and inspection of the road is complete.  Travelers are advised to stay alert and use the following detour:

Motorists should take US-158 Bypass East to 158 Business West to re access Airport Road (SR-1325).

*Last Updated 10/21/14 12:53 PM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

2:02 PM, Granville County Alert

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:02:02 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 10/04/14 1:31 PM

More info on NCDOT.gov.

1:58 PM, I-40 W, Vehicle Accident, Shoulder Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:58:46 EST

The median is open at Jones Sausage Road.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

1:58 PM, I-40 W, Vehicle Accident, Shoulder Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:58:05 EST

The right shoulder is closed near NC-54.

More info on NCDOT.gov.