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Ramp Closed on NC-8 In Lexington
Due to construction of a new bridge and interchange on NC 8 (Winston Road) over I-85 Business in Lexington, the existing loop from NC 8 North to I-85 Business South will be closed on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 9:00 p.m.  The temporary closure will last for approximately four months as crews work to widen NC 8 and prepare to place traffic onto the new bridge. Northbound NC 8 motorists wishing to access I-85 Business South will now cross over the bridge and turn LEFT at the new signalized intersection.  Motorists in this area should be alert for vehicles making abrupt lane changes, as the public is used to turning right at this location.
Start: March 4, 2017, 2:00 am / End:July 5, 2017, 9:00 pm / Updated: February 28, 2017, 6:32 pm
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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 Beginning Monday, April 17, 2017, crews will begin paving the intersection of Hwy 8 and 5th St./6th St. in front of Hardee's and the Erlanger Exxon gas station.  The paving will begin at approximately 9 p.m. and will be weather dependent.
Start: April 11, 2016, 12:00 pm / End:May 1, 2019, 9:00 pm / Updated: April 17, 2017, 7:35 pm
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Road Closed with Detour on NC-47 Near Lexington
In order to replace the existing NC 47 (Junior Order Home Road) bridge over Swearing Creek, crews will be closing NC 47 from January 10, 2017 until August 27, 2017.  If the project is completed early, the NC 47 will be re-opened at that time.
DETOUR: Motorists wishing to access NC 47 will utilize the following detour route: Linwood-Southmont Road to I-85 to NC 8 (Cotton Grove Road) and vice versa.
Start: January 10, 2017, 1:00 pm / End:August 27, 2017, 9:00 pm / Updated: January 9, 2017, 3:27 pm
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Ramp Closed on I-85 In Lexington
Due to construction of a new bridge and interchange on NC 8 (Winston Road) over I-85 Business in Lexington, the southbound exit ramp from I-85 Business to NC 8 North will be closed on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 9:00 p.m.  The temporary closure will last for approximately four months as crews work to widen NC 8 and prepare to place traffic onto the new bridge. Southbound I-85 Business motorists wishing to access NC 8 North will continue south under the bridge and use the existing exit loop.  A new signalized intersection will allow NC 8 North traffic to turn left at the top of the ramp.  NC 8 South traffic will continue to use the loop as normal. 
Start: March 4, 2017, 2:00 am / End:July 5, 2017, 9:00 pm / Updated: February 28, 2017, 4:47 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 on NC 8, between 9am and 4pm, and congestion in the work zone.   Beginning Tuesday, April 18, 2017, the right lane of northbound I-85 Business will be closed just after the US-64 overpass.  Crews will be working on the new northbound exit ramp at Hwy 8 and will need the lane closed to connect the ramp to I-85 Business.  This lane closure is scheduled to last for approximately one month.  The existing ramp will remain open to the public, as normal.  
Start: April 11, 2016, 12:51 pm / End:May 1, 2019, 9:00 pm / Updated: April 17, 2017, 7:30 pm
source: North Carolina DOT


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@LJatWake The new completion date is now 6/15/17: https://t.co/aT1F12UkOm

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