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Overturned Tractor-Trailer Closes I-77 Northbound Near Statesville

CHARLOTTE- An overturned tractor-trailer has closed Interstate 77 Northbound at Exit 45 (Amity Hill Road) near Statesville in Iredell County.

While crews continue to upright the tractor-trailer and clear the scene, motorists are advised to use the following detour: Take Exit 45 and turn left onto Amity Hill Road. Continue straight, then turn right onto U.S. 21 North. Continue until reachingU.S.70, and turn right and travel east until re-accessing I-77 at Exit 49.

NCDOT asks motorists traveling through that area to slow down, use caution and expect delays. If possible, seek alternate routes.

The road is expected to re-open by 5:30 p.m.

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***NCDOT***

2/15/2018 5:22 PM

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