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Lanes on U.S. 264 closed for ramp work

Posted March 16, 2009

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— The state Department of Transportation on Monday closed the right eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 264 between Smithfield Road and Wendell Boulevard.

The four-mile closure is part of the construction of on- and off-ramps that will connect to the future Wendell Falls Boulevard. The lanes will reopen by Aug. 13, officials said.

Mercury Development, which is behind the 1,400-acre Wendell Falls subdivision, is performing and paying for the road work, officials said.

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  • hi_i_am_wade Mar 16, 2009

    Everyone I know of calls this US 64. In fact, it wasn't US 64/264 until Gov Hunt. US 264 used to end at US 64. By the title, I thought it was some section past Zebulon.

  • RonnieR Mar 16, 2009

    Well, I hope Mercury can do it faster than they are ATTEMPTING to do Poole and Richardson or it'll be closed until 2010.

  • Bobber Mar 16, 2009

    So the headline ("Lanes on US 264 closed...") is kind of misleading. It should really say "Lanes on US 64/264 closed".