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Durham Traffic Alerts
Road Closed with Detour on NC-54 In Chapel Hill
Raleigh Road will be closed between Country Club Road and US 15/501 due to a foot race with 6,000 participants in Chapel Hill.  Motorists are advised to remain alert and use extreme caution in the area.
DETOUR: Motorists traveling North on US 15/501 should use Estes Drive instead of Raleigh Road. Motorists traveling South on US 15/501 should use Manning Drive instead of Raleigh Road.
Start: April 26, 2014, 5:00 am / End:April 26, 2014, 8:00 am / Updated: April 23, 2014, 1:28 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1010 In Chapel Hill
Franklin Street will be closed due to a foot race with 6,000 participants between Estes Drive and Merritt Mill Road.  In addition, Raleigh Street, Battle Lane and Boundry Street will be closed in the area of Franklin Street between 7:15 am and 8:45 am.  Rosemary Street and North Street will be closed from Hillsborough Street to Boundry Street from 7:30 am to 8:15 am.  The intersection of Greenwood Road and Raleigh Road will be closed from 8:00 am until 9:15 am.  Laurel Hill Road will be closed from 8:10 am until 9:40 am.  Motorists are advised to remain alert and use extreme caution in the area.
DETOUR: For motorists traveling east on Franklin Street take Rosemary Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to Estes Drive. For motorists traveling west on Franklin Street take Estes Drive to US 15/501 to Columbia Street.
Start: April 26, 2014, 5:15 am / End:April 26, 2014, 6:45 am / Updated: April 23, 2014, 1:26 pm
Congestion on SR-1734 In Chapel Hill
Due to the construction of a roundabout, there may be congestion near Mt. Moriah Rd.  Though work will be conducted daily from 9-4 PM, traffic will be maintained throughout the workzone and the road will remain open to through traffic.  Motorists are advised to use caution in the area and to watch for emergency personnel on scene.
Start: March 31, 2014, 7:00 am / End:August 2, 2014, 2:00 pm / Updated: March 26, 2014, 7:30 am
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1528 North of Hillsborough
Crews are replacing the bridge on Sawyer Road.
DETOUR: Gray Road to Hall Dairy Road to Holly Ridge Road to NC 57
Start: April 14, 2014, 7:00 am / End:August 15, 2014, 2:00 pm / Updated: March 20, 2014, 12:00 pm
Moving Closure on SR-1733 In Chapel Hill

Start: August 30, 2010, 4:00 am / End:May 27, 2014, 11:00 am / Updated: August 27, 2013, 8:54 am
Lane Closed on NC-86 In Chapel Hill
Motorists can expect frequent lane closures on S. Columbia St. during urban widening construction.  Construction operations include storm drain pipe, water line, concrete slab removal, grading, curb and gutter, sidewalk, paving, and signal work.  The final product will include a center turn lane, bus pullouts, and sidewalks and bike lanes will be added to both sides of the road. 
Start: August 19, 2013, 2:28 pm / End:July 1, 2014, 3:28 pm / Updated: August 19, 2013, 2:42 pm
Lanes Closed on SR-1919 In Carrboro
Construction of curb and gutter , sidewalks , bike lanes and intersection improvements .
Start: January 28, 2013, 7:00 am / End:May 14, 2015, 6:00 pm / Updated: April 22, 2013, 2:33 pm
source: North Carolina DOT

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