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6:33 AM, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:33:43 EST

I-77 North is closed near Salem Fork at Exit 93, Zephyr rd, due to a crash. The road is expected to reopen by 8:00 AM.

Detour: Motorists must take Exit 93, Zephyr rd, to US-601. Turn left onto US-601 North and continue to I-74. Take I-74 West and continue to re-access I-77 North. 

Heavy traffic is expected Aug. 18-21 on North Carolina interstates as motorists travel to and through the State to reach the path of totality for the solar ecplise.

Expect high traffic volumes on interstates and primary highways. Plan ahead and schedule extra time into all trips.

In addition, watch for pedestrians, turn on headlights, be aware of distracted drivers, and do not view eclipse while driving or wear eclipse glasses when behind the wheel. Park vehicles off the road to view the eclipse, and follow instructions of all posted signs.

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Last Updated: 8/18/2017 6:33 AM

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08/01/17, Cox Rd A, Construction, Lane Narrowed

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:25:13 EST

Contractor will be narrowing and shifting traffic through the construction of  bridge No. 163 replacement over North Prong Glade Creek on Cox Road SR-1568

Please use caution equipment and construction personnel will be working in close proximity to the travel lane.

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07/17/17, Green Cove Rd A, Construction, Road Closed

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:40:37 EST

Replacement of all cross pipe culverts ahead of asphalt resurface.
SR1131 Green Cove Road will be closed to through traffic only. Monday-Friday 8am-3pm. SR1131 Green Cove Rd local traffic/residents can access homes via US64E or SR1135 Settawig Rd depending on location of construction on any given day. The Construction will be a moving operation and the exact location of closure will change daily. Normal traffic pattern will resume after 5pm daily. NCDOT appreciates the patience of residents and traveling public through the duration of these road improvements.

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05/23/17, Snowbird Road NC 143B A, Construction, Lane Closed

Tue, 23 May 2017 08:03:35 EST

One lane is closed with red lights in place due to bridge construction on NC 143 Business near the intersection with Long Creek Rd.

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04/26/17, Parkway Road A, Construction, Lane Closed

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:13:49 EST

NC-215 will be shifted into a single lane traffic patter using temporary signals at two bridge locations between Balsam Grove and Blue Ridge Parkway.  Bridge No. 73 over Beetree Fork near the Trail to Court House Falls and Bridge No. 46 over North Fork French Broad River near Forest Service Road. 

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