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Ramp Closed on US-52 Near Lexington
Construction Ramp ClosedNorth bound entrance ramp to Business 85 from Green Needles Road will be closed with detour for median widening/overlay operations and bridge work over Swearing Creek.
DETOUR: 1. Head northwest on Green Needles Rd toward Old Hargrave Rd 0.3 mi 2. Slight right onto Old Hargrave Rd 0.4 mi 3. Turn right onto Old Salisbury Rd 0.1 mi 4. Continue onto Salisbury Rd 1.1 mi 5. Turn left onto the I-85 BUS N/US-29 N/US-52 N/US-70 E ramp
Start: November 7, 2014, 1:00 pm / End:November 30, 2015, 1:00 pm / Updated: February 11, 2015, 7:59 pm
Lanes Closed on US-52 South of Lexington
Contractors will be working on shoulder reconstruction, pavement repairs, resurfacing and replacement of bridges over Swearing Creek between mile markers 83 and 87.
Start: September 1, 2014, 12:00 pm / End:December 16, 2015, 1:00 am / Updated: March 16, 2015, 8:31 pm
Road Closed on SR-2020 South of Thomasville
Due to railroad construction, Lower Lake Road will permanently dead end from both directions at the railroad tracks. 
DETOUR: Motorists wishing to cross the railroad tracks should use Upper Lake Road or Turner Road as an alternate route.
Start: March 10, 2015, 12:00 pm / End:December 31, 2015, 6:00 pm / Updated: March 5, 2015, 10:19 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1842 North East of Lexington
Bridge Maintenance will be replacing a crossline on SR 1842 Hill Everhart Road
DETOUR: City Lake Road to Pilgrim Church Road
Start: May 12, 2015, 12:00 pm / End:June 5, 2015, 9:00 pm / Updated: May 11, 2015, 11:46 am
Lane Closed on SR-1493 North of Lexington
On Monday, March 6, 2015, Dane Construction will begin construction of new bridge over Muddy creek on Frye Bridge Rd. Traffic will be maintained on existing bridge until new bridge completed. Expect periodic lane and shoulder closures throughout the life of project. This work is expected to be completed June 16, 2016.
Start: April 6, 2015, 4:14 pm / End:June 15, 2016, 11:00 pm / Updated: April 6, 2015, 4:28 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1155 South West of Lexington
Contract forces will be closing the road to replace the bridge over First Potts Creek.  The bridge is located just south of the intersection of Lamb Road.  Motorists will still be able to access residences and businesses on either side of the bridge construction area, up to the points of closure.  A signed offsite detour will be utilized during the closure.Motorists are advised to use caution in the area and allow additional travel time to reach their destinations safely.
Start: April 6, 2015, 11:00 am / End:August 15, 2015, 11:00 pm / Updated: March 23, 2015, 8:40 pm
source: North Carolina DOT

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It's a beautiful day for a race! If you're in the area, slow down and use caution http://t.co/WQq6w71rqI

May 24, 2015, 6:13 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Still seeing backup on I-85 at the ramp to Exit 49 in Concord. Please use caution and pay attention as you're traveling through that area.

May 24, 2015, 3:33 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Going to the Coca-Cola 600 today? Or just trying to avoid traffic at the Speedway? Here's a refresher on traffic: http://t.co/CyZysyoovD

May 24, 2015, 3:15 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Put away all distractions! Cell phones, cheeseburgers, makeup, etc! They can all wait #JustDrive

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Watch your speed! Speeding is a top cause of vehicle crashes #ObeytheSign #slowyourroll

May 24, 2015, 1:50 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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We're seeing backup on I-85 @ Exit 49 in Concord. If UR heading to race today, try using alternate route -- like Exit 48 to U.S 29/N.C. 49

May 24, 2015, 1:25 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Make sure every passenger in the car is buckled up, its the law & can save your life! #ClickItorTicket

May 24, 2015, 1:20 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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That goes for drinking & boating too! Make sure you have a sober boat and/or car driver this wkd! #BoozeItandLoseIt

May 24, 2015, 12:15 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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If you are enjoying the long weekend with a few beverages - stay put, call a cab, friend or take public transit home #BoozeItandLoseIt

May 24, 2015, 12:10 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite

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