Lane Closures Tonight, Next Week on Triangle Expressway Monday, March 04, 2013

RALEIGH — Overnight lane closures will take place tonight, March 4 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. on the U.S. 64 ramp to N.C. 540 North on the Triangle Expressway.

However, lane closures previously scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, have been postponed until next week due to predicted wet weather.

The new schedule for lane closures that will take place from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. on the following nights is as follows:
•    Monday, March 11: One lane of N.C. 147 South to Hopson Road ramp;
•    Tuesday, March 12: One lane of N.C. 147 South to N.C. 540 eastbound ramp;
•    Wednesday, March 13: Two lanes of N.C. 540 East to N.C. 147; and
•    Thursday, March 14: Two lanes of N.C. 540 West to N.C. 147.
 
The lane closures are necessary for N.C. Department of Transportation crews to perform routine work to clean and adjust cameras as well as inspect tolling equipment to ensure it is functioning properly.  At least one lane will remain open each night.

For information about the Triangle Expressway, North Carolina's first modern toll road, visit www.ncturnpike.org/projects/Triangle_Expressway. NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.
 
For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type "m.ncdot.gov" into the browser of your smartphone and bookmark it for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.
 
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