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TRAFFIC ALERT – Planned Nighttime Closure of US 421 This Week

TRAFFIC ALERT – Planned Nighttime Closure of US 421 This Week

Traffic & Roads
Credit - TomTom / Microsoft LIBERTY N.C. - Nightly closures are planned for a stretch of U.S. 421 in Randolph County this week so contractors can work on a bridge. Monday & Tuesday Southbound US-421 will be closed with a detour on Monday (8/21/23) and Tuesday (8/22/23) nights from the hours of 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM to allow crews to set bridge girders for the construction of a new bridge at the Julian Airport Road interchange currently under construction. South Bound traffic will detour onto Shiloh Road and will follow Shiloh Road back to US 421 South Bound. Detours will be signed to assist motorists. View incident on NC DOT website Thursday & Friday Northbound US 421 will be closed on Thursday night (8/24/2023) and Friday night (8/25/2023) between the ...
2 Children Killed, Mother Injured In Overnight Crash on I-73

2 Children Killed, Mother Injured In Overnight Crash on I-73

News
ASHEBORO N.C. - Two children died, and a their mother was seriously injured overnight in a vehicle crash on I-73, north of Asheboro. Just before 1 a.m, on Monday May 30th 2022, first responders with Westside Fire Department and Randolph County EMS were dispatched to an unknown vehicle accident on I-73/74 northbound, at the Spero Rd exit. As dispatchers gathered more information they learned it was a single vehicle accident with two children severely injured. Dispatchers added an additional 2 ambulances as well as Ash-Rand Rescue, and notified Baptist Air Care. Credit: Michael Billings (Facebook) According to the NC Highway Patrol a female driver of a Cadillac sedan and lost control of the vehicle and hit a highway sign before running off the road and hitting a tree. T...