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I-40 reopens at Rock Quarry Road

Posted March 2

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UPDATE: 7:35 a.m.: Interstate 40 reopened shortly after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday after police activity near Rock Quarry Road closed the highway for more than an hour.

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Police activity on Interstate 40 at Rock Quarry Road has both roads shut down early Wednesday morning.

The Raleigh Police Department said officers were "dealing with a matter" at the interchange of I-40 and Rock Quarry Road, though the situation did not present a threat to public safety.

Traffic was being detoured around the closure.

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  • Andrew Stephenson Mar 2, 2016
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    So WRAL had a helicopter out, showing a sedan on its roof blocking what I think was the westbound lanes, but that doesn't explain why the eastbound lanes were closed. I'm very curious to find out what actually went down there.