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.

2:18 AM, Wilson County Alert

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:18:38 EST

US-301 CLOSED IN WILSON

US-301 is closed in both directions near NC-58 in the city of Wilson due to police activity.

Motorists should follow the detour signs in place.

* last updated 10/18/14 2:50 pm *

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10/24/14, US-158 A, Congestion

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:38:54 EST

All lanes have re-opened.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/24/14, US-70 W, Congestion

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:11:01 EST

All lanes have re-opened.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/24/14, US 13 A, Construction, Congestion

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:59:48 EST

Bridge #53 on US 13, located south of the intersection with NC 305 and north of Windsor,  is being replaced with a new structure. A temporary detour and structure has been constructed on site to bypass the existing structure during its replacement. Expect intermittent congestion and lane closures. Watch out for workers and obey all signs and reduce travel speed.

More info on NCDOT.gov.