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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12:31 AM, Wilson County Alert

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:31:56 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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10/22/14, Cherry Road A, Maintenance, Road Closed

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:47:33 EST

Replacing Pipe.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/22/14, Backwoods Rd A, Maintenance, Road Closed with Detour

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:32:28 EST

Replacing pipe.

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10/22/14, I-95 N, Maintenance, Lane Closed

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:37:07 EST

Maintenance to bridge.

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