Traffic Updates

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2:58 PM, 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.

9:26 PM, Guilford County Alert

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:26:53 EST

OCTOBER 25, 2014 SPECIAL EVENT:  EXPECTED TRAFFIC CONGESTION

The NC A&T State University will host multiple events in conjunction with their weekend long homecoming celebration.  These events are expected to draw large capacity crowds to the area and surrounding roadways.  The majority of the congestion will be centered around the Homecoming Football game which is scheduled to start to 1:00 pm at Aggie Stadium.

 

For additional information, click here.

 

OCTOBER 25, 2014 SPECIAL EVENT:  EXPECTED TRAFFIC CONGESTION ALONG HIGH POINT ROAD

The Greensboro Coliseum will host an evening concert in conjunction with A&T University’s Homecoming celebration which is expected to draw large crowds to the area and surrounding roadways.

 

For more information, click here.

For directions to the Coliseum, click More info on NCDOT.gov.


6:13 PM, US 52 A, Construction, Lanes Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:13:12 EST

The contractor will be closing down one lane in each direction of US 52 North and South to finish paving and installing guardrail to shift traffic onto the new Northbound structure. Motorist should be aware that the inside and outside lanes will be closed at alternating times since work needs to be performed on both sides of each direction.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

5:51 PM, I-85 S, Vehicle Accident, Lane Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:51:51 EST

All lanes have been reopened.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

5:44 PM, I-85 N, Disabled Vehicle, Lane Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:44:25 EST

All lanes have been reopened.

More info on NCDOT.gov.