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Durham Traffic Alerts
Lanes Closed on SR-1919 In Carrboro
Construction of curb and gutter , sidewalks , bike lanes and intersection improvements .
Start: January 28, 2013, 2:00 pm / End:May 15, 2015, 12:00 am / Updated: April 22, 2013, 8:33 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, 1:00 pm / End:August 2, 2014, 8:00 pm / Updated: May 27, 2014, 1:54 pm
Lanes Closed on SR-1734 Near Chapel Hill
Weather permitting, NCDOT will open a new roundabout at the intersection of Erwin Rd. and Mt. Moriah Rd. in Orange County on Friday, July 25.  The construction of the new roundabout is an effort to improve safety, make travel more efficient and reduce congestion in the intersection.  Although the roundabout will be opened to traffic on July 25, construction operations will not be complete at that time.  Motorists can expect frequent delays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays thru mid-August.  
Start: July 23, 2014, 8:00 pm / End:August 1, 2014, 8:00 pm / Updated: July 22, 2014, 4:18 pm
Lane Closed on SR-1710 Near Hillsborough
Various lanes of Old NC10(SR 1710 ) and Mt Herman Church Rd (SR 1713) will be closed for installation of an All-Way Stop.
Start: August 12, 2014, 1:00 pm / End:August 12, 2014, 9:00 pm / Updated: July 24, 2014, 1:07 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1306 In Hillsborough
We are replacing pipes under Lebanon Rd.
DETOUR: SR 1310 Frazier Rd. to US 70 to SR Supper Club Rd. Detour is 4 miles long.
Start: August 4, 2014, 1:00 pm / End:September 5, 2014, 7:00 pm / Updated: July 23, 2014, 7:05 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1120 West of Hillsborough
Mt Willing Road will be closed to replace the bridge over Eno River.
DETOUR: From the north side of Mt. Willing Road turn left onto W Ten Road. Travel approximately 1.4 miles. Turn left onto Bushy Cook Road. Travel approximately 2.2 miles. Turn left onto Buckhorn Road. Travel approximately 0.9 mile. Turn left onto Mt. Willing Road.
Start: June 16, 2014, 12:00 pm / End:November 13, 2014, 10:00 pm / Updated: June 2, 2014, 10:57 am
Road Closed with Detour on I-85 Near Hillsborough
The road is open from exit 174 A to exit 164.
DETOUR: Motorists should take Exit 174 A, US-15/501 South, to I-40 West and back to I-85 South at Exit 163.
Start: June 24, 2014, 12:00 am / End:September 9, 2014, 10:00 am / Updated: July 24, 2014, 7:50 am

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