RALEIGH -N.C. Department of Transportation crews have
opened the two right lanes of Interstate 85 North at the U.S. 64 exit near
Thomasville in Davidson County. NCDOT closed the road early this morning after
a truck carrying hazardous materials overturned.
The left lane of I-85 North will remain closed while crews
continue to clean up the accident scene. NCDOT does not know exactly when that
lane will reopen.
Motorists traveling through the area may experience some traffic
congestion. The department urges them to go slow, pay attention and avoid
For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel
or follow NCDOT on Twitter at https://twitter.com/NCDOT_I85.
Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website.
To access it, type "m.ncdot.gov" into the browser of your smartphone. Then,
bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the
iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.