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05/26/17, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:52:53 EST


Motorists in North Carolina can expect heavier than usual traffic conditions due to holiday travel from Friday, May 26th through Monday, May 29th. 
Motorists should also anticipate major travel delays along I-85 near the North Carolina-Virginia State line due to long-term construction and seek an alternate route.
NCDOT reminds motorists to leave early and to travel during non-peak hours when possible. Motorists should drive safely, obey all posted speed limits and refrain from texting while driving.

 To see traffic conditions from Memorial Day Weekend 2016 click on a link below and press the play button at the bottom left
Memorial Day Friday  2016 and Memorial Day Monday 2016
You can grab the map to move around and zoom in and out to get a better look. 

While the maps from 2016 cannot predict exact amounts of congestion for this year, you can use them as a guide to better time your travel.

*Information last updated 5/26/17 at 10:52 AM

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5:09 AM, I-85 S, Congestion

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:09:03 EST

The traffic pattern has returned to normal near Exit 23 (McAdenville Road)

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2:19 AM, I-85 N, Vehicle Crash, Ramp Closed

Sat, 27 May 2017 02:19:58 EST

The ramp has reopened at Exit 96 (US-64). 

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05/26/17, I-85 S, Vehicle Crash, Congestion

Fri, 26 May 2017 21:03:34 EST

All lanes open.

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05/26/17, I-85 S, Vehicle Crash, Lane Closed

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:38:06 EST

The right lane is closed on the Exit ramp to Peeler Rd 

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