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Congestion on NC-8 In Lexington
Construction of a new bridge and interchange on NC 8/Old US 52 over I-85 Business in Lexington.  NC 8 to remain open during construction.  Stay alert for periodic lane closures between 9am and 4pm, and congestion in the work zone.On August 10, 2016, a portion of Service Road (between Fair Street and Rochelle Drive) will be permanently closed.  This portion of Service Road will be removed for the construction of a new sound wall.  The following link illustrates the location of the closure:  Service Road Closure Link
Start: April 11, 2016, 12:00 pm / End:May 1, 2019, 9:00 pm / Updated: July 29, 2016, 1:17 pm
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Congestion on I-85 In Lexington
Construction of a new bridge and interchange on NC 8/Old US 52 over I-85 Business in Lexington.  NC 8 to remain open during construction.  Stay alert for periodic lane closures between 9am and 4pm, and congestion in the work zone.   Beginning Thursday, October 13, 2016, the inside lane of northbound and southbound I-85 Business will be closed through the work zone, for approximately 60 days, as crews perform bridge work in the median of I-85 Business.  The outside lane will remain open in both directions.   
Start: April 11, 2016, 12:51 pm / End:May 1, 2019, 9:00 pm / Updated: October 18, 2016, 4:14 pm
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Road Closed with Detour on I-85 In Lexington
Due to bridge construction, our contractor will be closing northbound and southbound I-85 Business beneath the NC 8 bridge, between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.  The first closure will begin Monday night (Dec. 5th) at 10 p.m. and the last closure is scheduled to be removed Friday morning (Dec. 9th) at 5 a.m.  Once the roadway is temporarily closed each night, crews will begin overhead bridgework for the new NC 8 bridge. All traffic approaching the bridge will be directed onto the NC 8 exit ramp, cross over NC 8, and then re-enter I-85 Business on the acceleration ramp.  Police officers will be stationed at the top of the northbound and southbound ramps to assist motorists coming from I-85 Business and motorists using NC 8.  Please slow down and be alert for directions from officers.  I-85 Business @ NC 8 - Davidson County - Nighttime Closures If bridge work is completed prior to 5 a.m. each morning, I-85 Business will be re-opened at that time.
Start: December 6, 2016, 3:00 am / End:December 9, 2016, 10:00 am / Updated: November 28, 2016, 10:23 pm
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Shoulder Closed on I-85 Near Lexington
The right shoulder will be closed at the bridge on I-85 south near exit 88 due to maintenance repairs.
Start: December 1, 2016, 12:00 pm / End:December 16, 2016, 5:00 am / Updated: November 30, 2016, 6:28 pm
source: North Carolina DOT


 

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