Sunday, April 14

Road/Traffic Pattern Changes Coming Near Greensboro-Randolph Megasite

LIBERTY N.C. (NC DOT)– Changes are in the works for an intersection along U.S. 421 as part of the roadway improvements for the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite project.

Daily lane closures will be in place on U.S. 421 near Julian Airport Road through mid-June. The closures will enable contract crews to safely install acceleration and deceleration lanes on U.S. 421.


Daily Lane Closures

STARTThu, May 19, 2022, 8:00 AM
ENDFri, Jun 10, 2022, 5:00 PM
WHATDaily lane closures to allow contractor to install a North bound acceleration and deceleration lane on NB US 421 at SR 2502 (Julian Airport Road) and to remove median crossover.1 of 2 lanes closed. Expected impact to traffic is Medium.
DETOURDaily lane closures in both North and South bound lanes as need to install a NB acceleration and deceleration lane at US 421 at Julian Airport Road

Starting later this week, the Julian Airport Road crossover of U.S. 421 will permanently close, making Julian Airport Road accessible only from the northbound side of the highway until an interchange is constructed further into the project.

This work is weather dependent and subject to change.

Drivers should slow down and watch out for crews working near the travel lanes near this intersection, and plan ahead for the new traffic pattern.

Editor’s Note: We are currently hearing from residents living near the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite expressing concerns about increases in the number of accidents, roadway closures, and how changes will affect fire department response times. If you live near the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite and would like to share your thoughts and concerns we’d like to hear from you. Email the newsdesk at