Traffic Updates

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10/24/14, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:58:30 EST

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.

10:53 PM, Cumberland County Alert

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:53:46 EST

I-95 BUSINESS CLOSED IN FAYETTEVILLE

I-95 Business near NC-24 is closed in both directions due to the replacement of the Cape Fear River Bridge and Cross Creek Bridge. Construction is expected to be completed by October 15th. Motorists are advised to take the following detour:

Southbound traffic exit at Middle Road and turn left onto Dunn Road then turn Right onto NC-24/Grove Street or Take I-95 South to Exit 46 B NC-87 North to NC-24 to Fayetteville. Northbound traffic turn right onto NC-24 and go East to Dunn Road. Turn left onto Dunn Road to Middle Road. Turn left onto Middle Road and continue to re-access I-95 Business or take NC-87 South to I-95. Go north on I-95 to re-access I-95 Business.

*Information last updated 2:15 PM 9/11/14

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1:20 PM, US-74 E, Congestion

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:20:27 EST

Congestion has subsided near South Broadridge Road.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

1:59 AM, Welcome School Road A, Maintenance, Road Closed

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:59:33 EST

The road is closed between Maxwell Road and Howard Road.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/24/14, Tomahawk Hwy A, Special Event, Road Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:48:42 EST

Local Law Enforcement will be closing NC 41 between Parker Street and Wildcat Rd for the Harrells Comm. Day Parade

More info on NCDOT.gov.