The N.C. Department of Transportation now offers travel information for motorists and ferry passengers on Twitter.com, a free social-networking Web site.
Travelers can sign up to receive brief messages, or tweets, from any of NCDOT’s 18 different Twitter accounts.
See NCDOT's Social Media Privacy Statement.
NCDOT Twitter Accounts
The NCDOT Twitter alerts regarding highways include information about congestion, accidents, road/lane closures, construction projects and maintenance work.
Updates by Interstate
Updates by Region
You can also choose your county to see the Twitter account that applies to you.
NCDOT General Updates
The department is posting its top stories from the Newsroom directly to Twitter.
FortifyNC I-40/I-440 Rebuild
The NCDOT is rebuilding crumbling pavement on an 11.5-mile stretch of highway south of Raleigh in Wake County. Tweets from the project, called Fortify, include the latest road conditions and updates on the construction project, which is scheduled to be complete in late 2016.
NCDOT Ferry Unit Updates
The department’s Twitter alerts about the state’s ferry system include details on schedule changes, weather-related delays and ticket sales.
NC By Train
Get alerts about the state’s rail system, including details on passenger rail schedule changes and delays for the Piedmont and Carolinian trains, as well as rail-related projects, promotions and events.
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While all our updates are freely accessible to the public via the Twitter Web site, the real benefit comes from having these updates sent directly to you via your own Twitter.com account, RSS Reader and/or your mobile phone via text message.
To sign up for your own free account, go to Twitter.com and click the "Sign Up Now" button.
Traffic Updates Via RSS
NCDOT also offers traffic updates via RSS feeds, directly from our Traveler Information Management System (TIMS).