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NCDOT to Shift Traffic on High Point Road to a Divided Pattern in Guilford County

Raleigh - Crews this weekend will shift traffic to a divided pattern on High Point Road, in Guilford County between Guilford College Road and Mackay Road near Jamestown. This traffic shift is part of the N.C. Department of Transportation High Point Road widening project that has been under construction since October 2012. Crews will begin shifting traffic starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7. Work should be completed by 5 p.m. on Sunday.The following are areas along High Point Road where traffic will be able to turn left and make a U-turn once the divided pattern is in place: Guilford College Road Next to the State Employees Credit Union Partial access at the funeral home entrance Scotland Road Mackay RoadAll businesses in this area will have right-in, right-out access unless located at the noted median breaks. This will be a permanent pattern. Motorists are advised to use caution as they become accustomed to it.Work on the $40.1 million High Point Road widening project began in October 2012. The project involves widening a four-mile section of High Point Road from two lanes to four lanes with a median and constructing a new interchange with I-73, which will be the first diverging diamond interchange in the Greensboro area. Construction is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 15, 2015, with landscaping and vegetation work continuing until May 13, 2016.For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit the Traveler Services section of the NCDOT website or follow NCDOT on Twitter. You can also access NCDOT Mobile, a version of the NCDOT website especially for mobile devices. Visit m.ncdot.gov from your mobile browser.

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2/15/2018 5:22 PM