Lane Closures on U.S. 1 Next Week in Wake County Friday, December 16, 2011

RALEIGH — One of two lanes on both directions of U.S. 1 will be closed between N.C. 55 and New Hill Holleman Road in Wake County beginning Monday, Dec. 19 through Friday, Dec. 23 as the contractor for the Western Wake Freeway installs temporary concrete barriers along the edge of the roadway. The closures will take place daily between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting.

One lane will remain open in each direction.

NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.

For information about the Western Wake Freeway project -- a section of the Triangle Expressway, North Carolina's first modern toll road-- visit www.westernwakeinfo.com.

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