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9:16 AM, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:16:38 EST


The right two lanes are closed on I-77 North near the Virginia Border near Exit 8 due to a vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. The road is expected to re-open at 5:00 PM. Travelers are advised to use caution while traveling in the area.


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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8:44 AM, US-17 N, Vehicle Accident, Lanes Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:44:55 EST

Two lanes are closed near Factory Road, follow directions of local law enforcement.

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7:48 AM, US Highway 701 North A, Construction, Lane Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:48:43 EST

Friday, October 24th Update: Resurfacing Paving has started in the area between north Whiteville and the NC 131 intersection.

US Highway 701 Bypass was milled in preparation of asphalt paving between the NC 131 intersection and the north side of Whiteville (4 miles). However, the entire work zone is between north Whiteville and the Bladen County line, approximately 10 miles in length. The resurfacing paving will continue on days that the weather and temperatures permit. Stay tuned for any schedule changes.

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6:58 AM, Pleasant Union Road W, Maintenance, Road Closed

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:58:23 EST

Full depth repair on asphalt. Road is closed from Dunn Road SR1002 to Faircloth Road SR1402.

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10/23/14, Andrew Jackson Hwy E, Congestion

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:57:16 EST

Heavy congestion due to construction between 3rd Street in New Hanover County and Brunswick River Bridge in Brunswick County.

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