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Lane Closed on US-70 In Durham
Construction on U-0071, East End Connector will result in nightly lane closures throughout the life of the project.
Start: March 27, 2015, 6:43 pm / End:July 31, 2019, 9:00 pm / Updated: March 27, 2015, 6:54 pm
Road Closed on SR-1954 In Durham
Work on the East End Connector project in Durham will require the closure of Ellis Road under the Durham Freeway (N.C. 147) between Glover Road and East Pettigrew Street on Monday, April 3.  The closure will allow construction workers to install girders on the bridge on NC 147.
Start: April 3, 2017, 1:00 pm / End:April 3, 2017, 8:00 pm / Updated: March 23, 2017, 12:55 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1814 Near Durham
Stallings Road will be closed to thru traffic to replace a bridge just south of Armitage Drive
DETOUR: Please use Patterson Road, NC 98, and N. Mineral Springs Road for detour. Signs will be placed along detour route to navigate around road closure.
Start: March 13, 2017, 12:00 pm / End:August 9, 2017, 10:00 pm / Updated: February 14, 2017, 4:04 pm
Road Closed with Detour on SR-1646
The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the section of South Lowell Road (SR-1464) at Mountain Creek in Durham County on Monday, March 20, 2017 for approximately two weeks, weather permitting.  This temporary closure is to allow for the rehabilitation of the bridge carrying South Lowell Road over Mountain Creek.  
DETOUR: Motorists wishing to cross the bridge on South Lowell Road (SR-1464) over Mountain Creek will be required to utilize the following signed detour: • Lowell Rd (SR-1464), take a right onto US-501 and travel approximately 1.8 miles. Take a right onto Patrick Road (SR-1462) and travel for approximately 0.7 miles. Take a right onto Johnson Mill Road (SR-1461) and travel approximately 1.0 mile and arrive back at South Lowell Road.
Start: March 20, 2017, 1:19 pm / End:April 4, 2017, 2:19 pm / Updated: March 20, 2017, 1:47 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:March 1, 2019, 5:00 am / Updated: January 26, 2017, 1:27 pm
Lane Closed on SR-1205 In Durham
This is a resurfacing project to enhance the quality of the road.
Start: March 23, 2017, 11:00 am / End:March 24, 2017, 11:00 pm / Updated: March 22, 2017, 6:54 pm
Road Closed with Detour on NC-55 In Durham
A closure of NC 55 (Alston Avenue) is scheduled to occur for two weekends beginning Friday night, March 24 at 8:00 PM to perform asbestos removal on two of the railroad bridges above Alston Avenue.  The weekends affected are: ·   10:00 PM Friday, 3/24 to 6:00 AM Monday, 3/27  ·   10:00 PM Friday, 3/31 to 6:00 AM Monday, 4/3  Also, removal of bridge components will occur on Monday night, 4/3 from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM and Tuesday night, 4/4 from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM.  NC 55 will be closed to through traffic between NC 147 and Main Street.  Local traffic and driveways will have access maintained through this section during the closure.  NC 55/Alston Avenue will reopen by 6:00 AM after each road closure.  
DETOUR: • Eastbound NC 55 – Turn right onto Main Street. Turn left onto Fayetteville Street. Turn left onto SB NC 147 on ramp. Turn off onto Exit 11 (NC 55/Alston Avenue). Turn right to continue onto EB NC 55. • Westbound NC 55 – Merge right onto NB NC 147 on ramp. Turn off onto Exit 12A (Fayetteville Street). Turn right to Fayetteville Street. Turn right onto Main Street. Turn left at Alston Avenue to continue onto WB NC 55.
Start: February 18, 2017, 1:00 am / End:April 9, 2017, 4:00 am / Updated: March 23, 2017, 7:39 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:April 29, 2020, 4:00 am / Updated: October 31, 2016, 4:05 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
Lane Closed on I-85 In Durham
The right lane is closed near Exit 185 (Redwood Road). 
Start: March 24, 2017, 1:03 am / End:March 24, 2017, 9:00 am / Updated: March 24, 2017, 1:09 am
source: North Carolina DOT

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Mar 23, 2017, 4:39 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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A great highlight of our interactive bike route map and WalkBikeNC https://t.co/YoRJMocWVT

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@CrossCreekNC Thanks for the shoutout and for promoting WalkBikeNC!

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@RogerCBowles Our first thought is, no, but we are checking with NCDMV on this.

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@LJatWake This should be completed by 4/19/17. More info here: https://t.co/RhjpwJQ963

Mar 23, 2017, 8:21 am EDT replyretweetfavorite

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