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Overnight Lane Closures can be Expected on I-40/85 and I-85 in Orange, Durham and Vance Counties for Digital Message Sign Replacement Project

RALEIGH - Motorists traveling overnight on sections of I-40/85 and I-85 in Orange, Durham and Vance counties tonight and next week can expect some lane closures. Digital message signs are being replaced at four locations, and the closures are required for safety reasons.

The nightly intermittent closures will occur between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., as follows:

  • Tonight, Feb. 14: Eastbound I-40/85 between exits 157 (Buckhorn Road) and 160 (Mt. Willing Road), just west of the I-40/85 split in Orange County;
  • Monday night/Tuesday morning, Feb. 18-19: Northbound I-85 near exit 170 (U.S. 70) in Orange County;
  • Tuesday night/Wednesday morning, Feb. 19-20: Southbound I-85 between exits 182 (Red Mill Road) and 183 (Redwood Road) in Durham County; and
  • Wednesday night/Thursday morning, Feb. 20-21: Southbound I-85 near exit 220 (U.S. 1/158) in Vance County.

NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for lane closure signs, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.

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2/19/2018 7:51 AM