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52
Lane Closed on US-52 Near Welcome
NCDOT Maintenance crews will be closing the inside lane of US 52 near Eller Road and Hickory Tree Road to replace 250 feet of concrete pavement.  The work will consist of removing existing pavement, repairing sub-grade and placing new concrete pavement.  The inside paved shoulder will also be widened as a temporary travel lane for the next phase of the project when the outside lane is closed for concrete repair. Upon completion of the inside lane repairs, the outside lane will be closed for similiar concrete pavement replacement.  Motorists should pay special attention to road construction signs, lane shifts, and obey posted speed limit.  Motorists may also experience some delay during peak traffic times in the morning and afternoon hours.
Start: February 27, 2017, 11:00 am / End:April 12, 2017, 9:00 pm / Updated: February 21, 2017, 5:20 pm
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Lane Closed on US-29 Near Lexington
The left lane will be closed due to Bridge Maintenance repairs on a damaged handrail.
Start: March 21, 2017, 12:00 pm / End:March 31, 2017, 7:00 pm / Updated: March 21, 2017, 12:06 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
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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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
47
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
85
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
85
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.    
Start: April 11, 2016, 12:51 pm / End:May 1, 2019, 9:00 pm / Updated: March 9, 2017, 9:37 pm
source: North Carolina DOT


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@RyanGorges To check on the status of your refund, you can call the NCDMV Customer Service office at (919) 715-7000.

Mar 22, 2017, 11:04 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Great idea from Macon County for Spring Litter Sweep. Thanks for organizing this effort! https://t.co/wzWalSKTne

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@itswendylou Thanks for informing us. We'll reach out to the maintenance office there. You can also report online: https://t.co/LrSnyrVxt3

Mar 22, 2017, 8:17 am EDT replyretweetfavorite

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