The N.C. Department of Transportation will close the right lane of I-85
North near N.C. 49 on Tuesday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. In addition, the right
lane of I-85 North near N.C. 87 will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. until
3 p.m. The closures are necessary for the installation of road signs.
Additional lane closure information is available by calling 511 or online at
www.ncdot.gov/travel. In addition, NCDOT now offers travel information via Twitter at
www.ncdot.gov/travel/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. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is
compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.
For more information on the work, contact NCDOT Division 7 Traffic Services
Supervisor Michael Dearing at (336) 375-5477.