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Expect Nighttime Lane Closures This Week on I-40/I-85 in Orange County

RALEIGH - Motorists on traveling I-40/I-85 in Orange County this week should expect nighttime lane closures as the N.C. Department of Transportation makes repairs to overhead signs.Beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, weather permitting, crews will close the two right lanes of I-40 East/I-85 North near Buckhorn Road. The lanes are expected to reopen by 6 a.m. on Thursday, April 3.The next night, crews will close the two right lanes of I-40 West/I-85 South near Mebane Oaks Road. These lanes will be closed from 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, until 6 a.m. on Friday, April 4. NCDOT reminds motorists to stay alert, expect delays and obey the posted speed limit.For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter at www.ncdot.gov/travel/twitter. 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.

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2/15/2018 5:24 PM

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