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TRAFFIC ALERT – I-73/74 Both Directions near Exit 66 (New Hope Church Road)

TRAFFIC ALERT – I-73/74 Both Directions near Exit 66 (New Hope Church Road)

Traffic & Roads
A vehicle crash has shutdown I-73/74 in both directions near exit 66 (New Hope Church Rd). Map from DriveNC According to drivenc.gov a vehicle crash between mile-marker 68 and 69 has shutdown traffic on I-73/74 in both directions in Randolph County at Mile Marker 12, Near Seagrove / New Hope Church Road. Current estimates say the interstate may not reopen until 5 p.m. We are still reaching out to authorities for details of the crash and no information is currently available. According to photos published by Alex Perdue News on Facebook traffic is being diverted off the highway at exit 68 New Hope Church Rd on the southbound lanes. Have photos or information about this incident - email us at newsdesk@randolphnewsnow.com
Multi-Vehicle Accident Shuts Down I-73/74 SB

Multi-Vehicle Accident Shuts Down I-73/74 SB

Breaking News
Accident scene on I-73/74 Southbound at Presnell St. (Scott Pelkey / North State Journal) ASHEBORO N.C. — A multi-vehicle accident has shut down I-73/74 southbound near the West Presnell Street exit. Just after 5 p.m. Randolph County 9-1-1 received multiple calls about several vehicles involved in a collision on I-73/74 near the Sunset Ave exit. Asheboro Fire and Rescue and Westside Fire Departments were dispatched and located two accident scenes. Two vehicles, including one overturned blocking both lanes of travel, were located on I-73/74 at the West Presnell Street exit. All traffic was being diverted off the interstate onto the Presnell St exit. A second single vehicle was located on the shoulder of the southbound lanes near the Sunset Ave exit on I-73/74. Trooper...
TRAFFIC ALERT – I-73 Near Randleman for Monday

TRAFFIC ALERT – I-73 Near Randleman for Monday

Traffic & Roads
(photo / map from NCDOT TIMS website) RANDLEMAN N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Transportation has issued a traffic alert for Monday March 4th, 2024, on I-73 near Randleman. On Monday March 4th, 2024, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., NC DOT will be closing the right lane at mile markers 84 and 83, located just north of the W Academy Street exit for road work. High impacts to traffic are epected durring this time. You can track this incident on the NCDOT's DriveNC website.
TRAFFIC ALERT – US-64, Near Albemarle Rd Set to Close on Feb 1st

TRAFFIC ALERT – US-64, Near Albemarle Rd Set to Close on Feb 1st

Alerts, Traffic & Roads
ASHEBORO N.C. - The N.C. DOT will close US-64, near Albemarle Rd on February 1st, 2024, for road maintenance. Starting Thursday, Feb 1st, 2024, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. a stretch of US-64 near Albemarle Rd will be closed for road maintenance. Detours will be in place. For US-64 westbound - Turn right on Brookway Rd, turn left on Albemarle Rd take US 64 W Exit For US-64 Eastbound - Turn right on Mack Rd then turn left on Albemarle Rd take US 64 E Exit To view the alert on the NC DOT TIMS site, visit this link: https://drivenc.gov/?type=incident&id=688857
TRAFFIC ALERT – Night Time Road Work Planned for US-64 in Ramseur

TRAFFIC ALERT – Night Time Road Work Planned for US-64 in Ramseur

Traffic & Roads
Night Time Maintenance: Lane Closed, 1 of 2 lanes closed Photo from NC DOT / Credit OpenStreetMap ® Location: US-64 (Jordan Road) W in Randolph County, In Ramseur, Near Liberty Street Start: 11/29 @ 7:00 PMEnd: 12/23 @ 5:00 AM Road Work Days & Times: Daily Sunday - Friday 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM Description: Piedmont Natural Gas crews will doing extensive work on an existing gas valve that is located in the middle of the two west-bound lanes on US Highway 64 in Ramseur. This work will be done at night between the hours of 7:00 PM and 5:00 AM and will require the pavement to be cut open for 3-4 weeks. A steel plate will be placed on the cut during the day to allow for all lanes of traffic to be open. A lane closure and a lane shift will be utilized in the west-...
TRAFFIC ALERT – Moving Closure on I-73/74

TRAFFIC ALERT – Moving Closure on I-73/74

Alerts
ASHEBORO N.C. - The N.C. Dept of Transportation (NCDOT) is warning drivers of a rolling roadblock on I-73/74 near Old Farmer Rd, Sunday (11/19/2023) between the hours of 9:30 am and 11:30am. Incident Details Location: I-73 (I-73/74) Both Directions in Randolph County at Mile Marker 73 to 74, In Asheboro, Near Old Farmer Road Start: 11/19 @ 9:30 AM End: 11/19 @ 11:30 AM Description: A contractor for Duke Power (Lee Electric) will be upgrading existing power lines that are currently crossing I-73/74 at the overpass of Old Farmer Rd. A rolling roadblock will be used until the work is complete. This work will take place on Sunday (11/19/2023) between the hours of 9:30 am and 11:30am and should only last momentarily once the rolling roadblock is set up. E...
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 ...
Traffic Advisory: Road Work at Asheboro Walmart

Traffic Advisory: Road Work at Asheboro Walmart

Traffic & Roads
ASHEBORO N.C. - Officials are warning drivers of construction at the entrance/exit to the Asheboro Wal-Mart over the next 2 weeks. Detour Instructions EntranceThe entrance to the Wal-Mart parking lot has not changed. Drivers can enter where they normally would. ExitTo exit the parking lot use alternate on the east side of the parking lot near Burkes Outlet. Chick-fil-ATo reach Chick-fil-A use the entrance to Wal-Mart and after entering make a U-turn in the main parking lot and head out the normal exit until signs direct you off to the right to go through another parking lot to reach Chick-fil-A's parking lot from the rear. Credit: Asheboro Police Department
Traffic Alert – Backup On I-73 NB (Spero Rd)

Traffic Alert – Backup On I-73 NB (Spero Rd)

Traffic & Roads
Credit PJ Ward-Brown / North State Journal ASHEBORO N.C. - A traffic back-up up on I-73 NB near the Spero Rd exit north of Asheboro is the result of Troopers with the Highway Patrol's Collision Reconstruction Unit who are on-scene investigating the fatal accident that killed 2 children earlier this week. According to Master Trooper Brian Martin, Troop D Public Information Officer with the Highway Patrol, the Collision Reconstruction Unit is on-scene investigating a previous fatal collision and requested assistance from the fire department to shut down the exit ramp (not the interstate) so that they could map the scene with a drone. At the time this article is published Google Maps live traffic shows the backup is clearing with congestion starting at Vision Dr and clearing up jus...