RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed the ramp from N.C. 231 in Nash County near Middlesex to U.S. 264 West following a vehicle accident earlier today. The ramp is expected to reopen by noon on Thursday, Feb. 27.
Motorists will take N.C. 231 to westbound U.S. 264 Alternate in Middlesex, continue on U.S. 264 Alternate, turn right on N.C. 39 at Five County Stadium and then turn left to get on U.S. 264 West. A map of the detour can be found here.
Motorists are advised to use caution while traveling in the area and to expect delays. 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.