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Durham I-85 Exit To Close Temporarily On Friday

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DURHAM, N.C. — A major Durham exit off Interstate 85 will close temporarily early Friday morning.

The Department of Transportation will temporarily close the I-85 North off-ramp to Duke/Gregson Street (Exit 176) beginning at midnight until 6 a.m. on Friday, weather permitting.

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Motorists needing to access Duke Street (U.S. 501) or Gregson Street (State Road 1327) from I-85 North during this time should use the exit at Roxboro Street (Exit 177) to I-85 South to Duke/Gregson Street (Exit 176.)

DOT officials say that the lane closure is necessary to install overhead signs as part of the I-85 widening project.

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