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

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10:57 AM, I-26 W, Congestion

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:57:32 EST

Traffic flow has returned to normal.

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10/24/14, I-26 W, Congestion

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:53:25 EST

Traffic has returned to normal patterns.

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10/21/14, I-26 W, Disabled Vehicle, Lane Closed

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:37:17 EST

All lanes are now open.

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10/19/14, I-26 W, Vehicle Accident, Shoulder Closed

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:50:28 EST

The median is closed near Exit 44, US-25, due to a reported vehicle accident.

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