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NCDOT to Temporarily Close Exit 26 on I-85 Northbound in Gaston County

SHELBY --Beginning tonight at 9 p.m., N.C. Department of Transportation crews will temporarily close Exit 26 and two lanes of traffic on Interstate 85 northbound in Gaston County for nighttime maintenance. The repair work is expected to be completed by 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Two lanes of traffic will be closed between mile markers 25 and 26 on I-85 northbound in Belmont near N.C. 273 for pavement repairs. While Exit 26 northbound is closed, motorists can use Exit 27 to loop back around to Exit 26 southbound.

I-85 southbound will not be affected by maintenance.

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2/15/2018 5:24 PM

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