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10/19/14, Special Alert for Entire State

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:41:30 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.

Last Updated at 12:05 AM on October 16, 2014

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12:23 AM, Cumberland County Alert

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:23:34 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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10/16/14, Old Red Springs Road A, Maintenance, Road Closed with Detour

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:22:13 EST

Repairs to timber components

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10/15/14, Jones Road E, Maintenance, Road Closed with Detour

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:44:43 EST

CSX Railroad Crossing Maintenance

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10/15/14, Lowe Road N, Maintenance, Road Closed with Detour

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:17:53 EST

CSX Railroad Crossing Maintenance

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