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Morning Crash Closes I-77 North

Asheville - Interstate 77 Northbound has been closed in Iredell County due to a crash Sunday morning.

A sports utility vehicle struck construction vehicle just south of Exit 36, West Plaza Drive near Mooresville.

Motorists are encouraged to take a detour in order to avoid significant delays. The route begins by taking Exit 33 toward U.S. 21 North. Continue on that to N.C. 150 East which is East Plaza Road. Then follow that road back to I-77.

The State of North Carolina encourages motorists and highway workers to educate themselves about the dangers associated with work zones. NCDOT recommends that all motorists to stay alert, respect the work zone signs, flaggers, and warnings, do not tailgate, obey posted speed limits, watch for workers, exercise patience and expect the unexpected.

For real-time travel information, call 511, visit the Traveler Services section of NCDOT.gov or follow NCDOT on Twitter.

***NCDOT***

2/19/2018 7:48 AM

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