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

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10/24/14, I-26 W, Congestion

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:53:25 EST

Traffic has returned to normal patterns.

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10/23/14, Boylston Highway A, Vehicle Accident, Road Closed

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:33:04 EST

The road is open near Ray Hill Road due to a vehicle accident.

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10/23/14, I-240 W, Construction, Lane Closed

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:21:48 EST

NC-DOT WILL BE MAKING REPAIRS TO THE BRIDGE OVER HOMINY CREEK ON I-240 WESTBOUND  NEAR I-40 .THE LEFT LANE WILL BE CLOSED FROM 9AM TIL 3PM.

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10/22/14, I-40 W, Vehicle Accident, Lane Closed

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:56:59 EST

All lanes have reopened.

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