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Ramp Closed on US-70 In Durham
US 70 WB on ramp from NC 98 is closed and US 70 WB off ramp to NC 98 is permenantly closed. A new ramp to access NC 98 is available approximately 0.5 mile before the original location of the NC 98 exit. 
DETOUR: Access to US 70 WB from NC 98 - Take Hoover Road, Left on Muldee Street, Left on Cheek Road
Access to NC 98 from US 70 WB- Take exit approximately 0.5 miles before the original location of the NC 98 exit.

Start: November 2, 2017, 4:40 pm / End:January 31, 2018, 5:40 pm / Updated: November 2, 2017, 5:20 pm
Congestion on SR-2220 South of Durham
Greenway construction on Old Chapel Hill Road
Start: July 6, 2017, 4:00 am / End:May 14, 2019, 4:00 am / Updated: August 3, 2017, 6:46 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1637 North of Durham
Sink Hole formed due to adverse weather.  Location is in the preliminary engineering phase for replacing failed pipe structures with a bridge.  
DETOUR: Coming from I-85 need to turn right on Geer St. to left on Burton Rd. then left on Cheek Rd. back to Redwood Rd. Coming west on Redwood Rd. need to turn right on Hereford Rd. to right on Cheek Rd. to Right on Burton Rd. to right on Geer St. back to Redwood Rd.
Start: October 11, 2016, 6:27 pm / End:November 1, 2018, 9:00 pm / Updated: April 3, 2017, 5:59 pm
Lane Closed on NC-55 In Durham
The Department is widening NC 55 (Alston Avenue) from NC 147 (I.L. 'Buck' Dean Freeway) to north of NC 98 (Holloway Street) in Durham.   The project is expected to take three years to complete. Expect periodic lane closures on NC 55, NC 98, Liberty St, Main St, and Angier Ave throughout the life of the project on Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM, and Saturday - Sunday all hours. Also expect periodic lane closures on NC 147 Monday - Friday 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM and Saturday - Sunday 8:00 PM to 10:00 AM. No lane closures are expected during holidays and other high traffic special events.  Motorists are urged to be alert and drive cautiously when traveling through a work zone.
Start: November 17, 2016, 5:00 am / End:April 20, 2020, 4:00 am / Updated: February 3, 2017, 9:45 pm
Road Closed on NC-55 In Durham
E Wall St will no longer have access to Alston Avenue starting on Monday, November 14th, 2016 as part of the Alston Avenue widening project. Local traffic is to use Taylor St or Franklin St to N Holman St in order to access Wall St.
Start: November 14, 2016, 5:00 am / End:July 16, 2020, 4:00 am / Updated: September 8, 2017, 3:39 pm
Road Closed with Detour on NC-55 In Durham
The Department will be closing Pettigrew Street over Alston Avenue for approximately six months while a new bridge is being constructed.  The closure will start on Friday, December 8 at 10:00 PM.  Local traffic will have access for the duration of the closure.
DETOUR: Briggs Avenue to NC 147 to Exit 12/Fayetteville Street to Pettigrew Street
Start: December 9, 2017, 3:00 am / End:June 8, 2018, 4:00 am / Updated: November 17, 2017, 7:19 pm
Lanes Closed on I-85 In Durham
The Department will be resurfacing asphalt ramps on I-85 between Exits 173 and 178 plus mainline paving on I-85 near Cole Mill Road along with bridge deck rehab repairs over Club Blvd and Camden Ave. Periodic lane closures and ramp closures will be installed during this construction. Currently, the Department is planning to close the I-85 off- and on-ramps at Exits 176, 177, and/or 178 to perform bridge rehab work.
DETOUR: Detour routes will be posted on message boards and portable signs to direct traffic around the ramp closures.
Start: July 24, 2017, 1:00 am / End:February 18, 2018, 5:00 am / Updated: January 11, 2018, 8:07 am
source: North Carolina DOT

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