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10/20/17, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:00:05 -0400


Thursday, October 12th through Sunday, October 22nd, motorists should expect possible 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 fairgrounds.
Congestion on these roadways is expected to be at its
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.

Last Updated: October 20, 2017 at 10:59 PM

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6:39 PM, Stokes County Alert

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:39:43 -0400

 8:00 AM ‎9‎/‎9‎/‎2017
Brasfield & Gorrie, General Contractors for Duke Energy will be placing 1" steel plates across Pine Hall Road (SR 1908) 0.25 miles south of the main entrance to the Belews Creek Steam Plant. These steel plates will be anchored to the existing asphalt road and asphalt ramps placed to transition up onto and off of the steel plates. These steel plates will be left in place for approximately 2 months while the contractor hauls material back and forth across Pine Hall Rd (SR 1908). The hauling operations typically will be conducted between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm daily. Advance warning signs will be in place according to the MUTCD to alert the traveling public on Pine Hall Rd (SR 1908). During the active hauling hours, flaggers will be in place on Pine Hall Rd (SR 1908) for the protection of both the traveling public and the truck operators. Delays for the traveling public may occur on Pine Hall Rd (SR 1908), but the anticipated impact will be low.

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6:24 PM, I-40 E, Vehicle Crash, Lane Closed

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:24:25 -0400

The right lane is closed near Exit 168 (US-64). 

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10:04 AM, Buffalo Shoals Rd A, Construction, Road Closed

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:04:31 -0400

The road is closed near Highland Dr. 

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7:51 AM, I-40 E, Construction, Lane Closed

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:51:14 -0400

Eastbound Left lane will be closed for roadwork.

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