Traffic Updates

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10/21/14, Special Alert for Entire State

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:56:48 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 10:00 AM on October 21, 2014

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12:46 AM, Haywood County Alert

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:46:21 EST

LANE CLOSED, I-40 WEST, NEAR CLYDE

Due to a vehicle accident, the right lane is closed near mile marker 23.  The lane will re-open by 2 AM on Wednesday, October 22nd.  Motorists are advised to use caution in the area and to watch for emergency personnel on scene.

Information last updated: 10/22/2014 12:09 AM

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12:13 AM, I-40 W, Vehicle Accident, Lane Closed

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:13:16 EST

The right lane is closed near mile marker 23.

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10/21/14, I-40 W, Vehicle Accident, Lane Closed

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:48:49 EST

All lanes are now open.

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10/21/14, I-26 W, Disabled Vehicle, Lane Closed

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:37:17 EST

All lanes are now open.

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