Traffic Updates

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05/27/16, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:31:23 EST

HEAVY TRAFFIC EXPECTED DURING MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 

Motorists in North Carolina can expect heavier than usual traffic conditions due to holiday travel from Friday, May 27th through Tuesday, May 31st. Motorists should also anticipate additional travel delays along I-85 near the North Carolina-Virginia State line due to long-term construction closures. 

NCDOT reminds motorists to leave early and to travel during non-peak hours when possible. Motorists should drive safely, obey all posted speed limits, and refrain from texting while driving.

*Information last updated 5/27/16 at 10:00 AM

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05/29/16, I-85 S, Vehicle Accident, Lane Closed

Sun, 29 May 2016 20:05:52 EST

The right lane has reopened near Exit 186, US-15.

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05/29/16, I-85 N, Congestion

Sun, 29 May 2016 13:54:12 EST

The traffic pattern has returned to normal.

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05/29/16, I-85 S, Congestion

Sun, 29 May 2016 05:19:48 EST

The congestion has subsided near Exit 229, Oine Road.

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05/28/16, I-85 N, Vehicle Accident, Lanes Closed

Sat, 28 May 2016 12:40:24 EST

The two right lanes have reopened west of Exit 173 (Cole Mill Road).

More info on NCDOT.gov.