Raleigh, NC Traffic and Road Conditions
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Raleigh Traffic Alerts
Ramp Closed on US-70 In Durham
The bridge will be demolished to complete the new US 70 corridor as part of the East End Connector Project.
DETOUR: Take exit NC 98 towards Durham, take a left onto N. Miami Blvd.
Start: April 27, 2018, 12:00 am / End:July 31, 2019, 10:00 am / Updated: April 25, 2018, 12:02 pm
Congestion on SR-2220 South of Durham
Motorists are to be made aware of construction on roadway improvements on Old Chapel Hill Road between Pope Road and Garrett Road. Lane closures can be expected during the daytime between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Some weekend and nighttime lane closures may be expected if necessary.
DETOUR: If traffic is heavy, a suggested detour route is Garrett Road to US 15-501 to Old Durham Road (in Orange County).
Start: July 6, 2017, 4:00 am / End:May 14, 2019, 4:00 am / Updated: September 17, 2018, 3:32 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 while a new bridge is being constructed. Local traffic will have access for the duration of the closure. Road opening is currently delayed due to a utility conflict.
DETOUR: Briggs Avenue to NC 147 to Exit 12/Fayetteville Street to Pettigrew Street
Start: December 9, 2017, 3:00 am / End:August 31, 2019, 4:00 am / Updated: August 30, 2018, 1:15 pm
Lanes Closed on I-85 In Durham
The Department will be installing temporary and permanent pavement markings on I-85 between Exits 173 and 178. Expect delays as lanes and ramps will be closed periodically. Work will only occur at night.
Start: March 12, 2018, 12:30 pm / End:April 19, 2019, 4:00 am / Updated: November 17, 2018, 12:59 am
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