Traffic Updates

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10/20/17, Special Alert for Entire State

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

HEAVY CONGESTION IN WEST RALEIGH DUE TO STATE FAIR: OCTOBER 12-22

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

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:40 PM, I-40 E, Congestion

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:40:59 -0400

Traffic has returned to normal east of Exit 33 (Newfound Road)

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:37 PM, I-40 W, Vehicle Crash, Shoulder Closed

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:37:54 -0400

The median is closed near Exit 263 (New Hope Church Road).

More info on NCDOT.gov.

6:37 PM, I-40 W, Vehicle Crash, Shoulder Closed

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:37:54 -0400

The median is closed near Exit 263 (New Hope Church Road).

More info on NCDOT.gov.

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). 

More info on NCDOT.gov.