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11:42 AM, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:42:25 -0500


Motorists in North Carolina can expect heavier than usual traffic conditions due to holiday travel from Wednesday, November 22nd through Monday, November 27th.
Most construction projects along Interstate, US, and NC routes will be suspended beginning at 6:00 AM on Tuesday, November 21st, until 8:00 PM on Monday, November 27th.

NCDOT reminds motorists to leave early and to travel during non-peak hours when possible.  North Carolina law requires that all vehicle occupants in the front as well as backseat wear their seat belt.  Motorists are encouraged to drive safely and obey all posted speed limits.

Thanksgiving travel will affect traffic conditions from Wednesday, Nov. 22nd through Monday, Nov. 27th.  To see traffic conditions from Thanksgiving 2016 heavy travel days click on the links below and press the play button at the bottom left:
Wednesday Before Thanksgiving 2016
Saturday After Thanksgiving 2016
Sunday After Thanksgiving 2016

While the maps cannot predict exact amounts of congestion for this year, you can use them as a guide to better time your travel.
Virginia Thanksgiving Travel Info
I-95 States Real Time Travel Info
*Last Updated: 11/24/17 at 11:42 AM

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11/21/17, Robinson Church A, Construction, Road Closed with Detour

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:42:39 -0500

Bridge construction crews will be closing Robinson Church Rd. for bridge replacement over Fuda Creek.

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11/15/17, US-74 A, Weekend Construction, Lanes Closed

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:49:17 -0500

Expect lane closures on US 74 near Indian Trail Monday through Friday from 9:00 pm until 6:00 am.  There will be no closures from November 21 - November 26 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  The closures are needed so crews can construct intersection improvements on US 74.  Expect closures through December 15th.

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11/15/17, I-77 A, Night Time Construction, Lanes Closed

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:43:21 -0500

Expect lane closures on I 77 north and south through Tuesday morning.  Ramps may also be closed for a small period of time as well.  The closures are needed to allow striping crews to stripe and install pavement markers.  Beginning Tuesday, November 21st there will be no lane closures due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  Lane closures will pick back up on Monday, November 27th. 

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11/14/17, Cal Miller Rd A, Maintenance, Road Closed with Detour

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:01:53 -0500

Replace a drainage structure under the roadway

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