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DOT To Shut Down Portion Of U.S. Highway 15-501 In Durham

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DURHAM, N.C. — The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will temporarily close a section of U.S. 15/501 Business in Durham.

DOT crews will close the roadway from University Drive to N.C. 751. The closure will be in effect from midnight Wednesday, July 30 until 6 a.m., Thursday, July 31.

Motorists traveling east on U.S. 15/501 Business should use the following signed detour:

  • N.C. 751 to University Drive and back to U.S. 15/501 Business.
  • Changeable message signs will direct traffic through the detour.

    The road closing is necessary to remove the temporary detour bridge on Chapel Hill Road over U.S. 15/501 Business.