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Tanker Truck Accident Closes All Lanes of I-85 North in Davidson County

Motorists must follow detour route
RALEIGH All lanes of I-85 North just north of N.C. 109 near Thomasville are currently closed to traffic due to an accident involving a tanker truck. The interstate is expected to reopen early this afternoon.While the closure is in place, the N.C. Department of Transportation has set up the following detour route to help motorists avoid the accident scene: From I-85 North, take N.C. 109 North (Exit 103); Turn right onto N.C. 62 East; and Turn right onto U.S. 311 South to return to I-85 North.For real-time travel information any time, call 511, visit our travel webpage or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type "" 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.


2/19/2018 7:50 AM