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Weekend road work planned in Raleigh

Posted August 8, 2008

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— The N.C. Department of Transportation has the following road work planned over the weekend:

  • Two lanes of Interstate 540 West between U.S. Highway 64 Business and Buffalo Road will be closed from 7 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday.
  • One lane of Wake Forest Road will be closed from the Interstate 440 to Six Forks Road from 9 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday.
  • Interstate 440 northbound will be limited to two lanes during repaving this weekend. The closure, between Exit 15 (Poole Road) and Exit 13B (U.S. Highway 264), starts Friday at 9 p.m. and ends Sunday at 6 a.m. Access to the Beltline from Poole road will be limited. Detours (map below, in orange) will be posted.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid work zones (on map, below, in red) when possible and to use alternate routes.

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