Traffic Shift on U.S. 1 South this Weekend in Wake County Thursday, October 11, 2012

RALEIGH — Both lanes of U.S. 1 South will be temporarily shifted onto a newly constructed section of road between N.C. 55 and New Hill Holleman Road in Wake County from Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. through Monday, Oct. 15 at 6 a.m., weather permitting.

The shift is necessary to allow the repave the existing lanes of U.S. 1 southbound.  At least one southbound lane will remain open at all times.

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

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