Traffic for Rowan county

NCDOT Traffic Incidents in Rowan county

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Motorists in North Carolina can expect heavy traffic due to holiday travel from
Wednesday, November 21st through Sunday, November 25th.
Most construction projects along Interstate, U.S., and N.C. routes will be suspended from Tuesday afternoon, November 20th, through Monday morning, November 26th.
Construction on I-85 near Virginia has been completed and all lanes are open in this area.
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Wednesday before Thanksgiving 2017
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While the maps cannot predict exact amounts of congestion for this year, you can use them as a guide to better time your travel.
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North Carolina law requires that all vehicle occupants in the front as well as backseat wear their seat belt. 


 I-40 Business/US-421 is closed between Peters Creek Parkway (Exit 5-A) and US-52 (Exit 6-A), due to construction.  Motorists in  Winston-Salem and surrounding areas can expect heavier than normal traffic volumes on I-40, I-74, open sections of I-40 Business, US-52 and other area roads due to the closure. 

Motorists are encouraged to plan their travel accordingly, including potentially leaving earlier than normal.  Motorists are encouraged to drive safely and obey all posted speed limits.
For more information related to the construction project, detours around the Winston-Salem area, and other traveler information are encouraged to visit the following link to aid in travel planning:
Business 40 Traveler Information
Winston-Salem Business 40 Improvements
Posted: November 19, 2018, 4:21 pm
Road widening work
Posted: November 14, 2018, 1:01 pm
Construction of four additional travel lanes (two in each direction) to approximately 5 miles of I-85 from north of Lane Street (Exit 63) to north of NC152 (Exit 68) in Rowan County. Interchange improvements are also planned for interchanges at NC152 (MM 68) and Old Beatty Ford (MM 65).  Bridges between Lane Street and NC 152 will also be replaced for I-85 expansion. 
This project will complete the expansion of I-85 through Rowan County, providing a greater level of service for local and through traffic. The Contractor will need to have nightly lane closures along I-85 for construction of the I-85 widening project . Closures can take place in the inside or in the outside lanes. Closures could be located on North Bound or South Bound of I-85.
Posted: November 10, 2018, 1:59 pm
The Contractor will be working on grading, drainage, paving and widening Old Beatty Ford Road from the Old Concord Road intersection to the Phaniel Church Road intersection
Posted: October 30, 2018, 5:52 pm
Contractor will be building a new bridge over Sloans Creek.
Posted: October 23, 2018, 6:55 pm
Bostian Road will be temporarily closed at the bridge location, as crews work to replace the existing bridge.  The road closure will begin on the morning of Monday, October 22, 2018 and is scheduled to last until January 22, 2019.  If the work is completed prior to January 22nd, the roadway will be reopened at that time.

Posted: October 15, 2018, 8:56 pm
Cannon Street will be temporarily closed at the bridge location over Fisher Branch, as crews work to replace the existing bridge.  The road closure will begin on the morning of October 15, 2018 and is scheduled to last until January 29, 2019.  If the work is completed prior to January 29th, the roadway will be reopened at that time.
The signed detour route will be Holshouser Road and NC-152.  For a map of the project location and detour route, please click the interactive link.
Posted: October 4, 2018, 12:53 pm
Smith-Rowe will be installing lane closures on northbound and southbound NC-801 for construction of NC- 801 bridge.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 12:43 am
Goldfish Road closed for bridge replacement
Posted: August 21, 2018, 4:02 pm
The Contractor will be replacing the bridge on Stokes Ferry Road over South 2nd. Creek. A detour bridge will be installed to use duing the construction of the new bridge. Lane closures may occur after 9:00 am on a daily basis.
Posted: May 8, 2018, 2:11 pm