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U.S. 264 bridge to reopen after wreck

Posted November 8, 2010
Updated November 9, 2010

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— A bridge near the Wake-Johnston county line was expected to reopen early Tuesday afternoon following a wreck late Monday, officials said.

Troopers said a woman who was checking her GPS display ran off U.S. Highway 264 Alternate near its intersection with N.C. Highway 39 and hit the bridge railing.

About 40 feet of the railing was damaged, forcing the state Department of Transportation to close the bridge so crews could make repairs.

The driver will face charges in the wreck, troopers said.


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  • Bobber Nov 9, 2010

    The inaccurate headline is unduly alarming in its bogus implication that part of a major highway was closed. A lot of traffic runs on US 264; not so much on US 264 Alternate, which is the route that's actually affected.

  • Glock23 Nov 9, 2010

    Real timely

  • Skywatch_NC Nov 9, 2010

    Wonder when they'll have more info on the wreck?

  • Jimm57 Nov 9, 2010

    something happened. We dont know what or have a picture.

    Film at 11

  • RaleighPirate Nov 9, 2010

    Nice quick editing.