Traffic Updates

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6:33 AM, Special Alert for Entire State

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:33:43 EST

I-77 NORTH CLOSED NEAR VIRGINIA STATE LINE
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 ECLIPSE TRAFFIC EXPECTED AUG 18-21

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.

Visit www.NC.gov/Eclipse2017 for more information.
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Last Updated: 8/18/2017 6:33 AM

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08/17/17, I-26 A, Vehicle Crash, Shoulder Closed

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:05:21 EST

The shoulder has reopened.

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08/17/17, I-26 E, Vehicle Crash, Shoulder Closed

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:35:31 EST

The shoulder has reopened near Exit 44 (US-25).

More info on NCDOT.gov.

08/16/17, I-26 W, Congestion

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:14:53 EST

All traffic has returned to normal.

More info on NCDOT.gov.

08/16/17, I-26 W, Vehicle Crash, Shoulder Closed

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:03:54 EST

The median has reopened just west of Exit 37 (Long Shoals Road). 

More info on NCDOT.gov.