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

More info on NCDOT.gov.

9:50 AM, Wayne County Alert

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:50:22 EST

LANE CLOSURE ON NC-111 SOUTH NEAR GOLDSBORO

NC-111 South just North of Dollard Town Road has a left lane closure due to a disabled tractor trailer in the roadway. The lane is expected to reopen by 9:00 AM on October 22, 2014.

Motorists are advised to use caution while driving in this area and to obey all traffic laws.

Last Updated at 10:34 PM on October 21, 2014

More info on NCDOT.gov.

7:26 AM, I-40 W, Congestion

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:26:07 EST

The congestion has subsided between NC-42 and mile marker 310.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/21/14, NC-111 S, Disabled Vehicle, Lane Closed

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:26:57 EST

The left lane is closed just North of Dollard Town Road due to a disabled tractor trailer.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/21/14, Lisbon Road A, Maintenance, Road Closed

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:58:55 EST

Road closed to replace crossline located 0.78 miles west of SR 1708 (Rosindale Road)

More info on NCDOT.gov.