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.

5:35 PM, I-26 E, Vehicle Crash, Shoulder Closed

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:35:20 -0400

The median has reopened near Exit 37 (NC-146)

More info on NCDOT.gov.

4:42 PM, I-26 W, Congestion

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:42:08 -0400

Traffic has returned to normal near Exit 37 (NC-146)

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/20/17, I-26 W, Vehicle Crash, Shoulder Closed

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:07:52 -0400

The shoulder has reopened near Exit 54 (US-25), causing major congestion expect delays.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

10/20/17, I-26 W, Congestion

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:20:02 -0400

There is congestion due to a reported crash near Exit 53 (Upward Rd)

More info on NCDOT.gov.