October 27, 2011
Duke issues travel alert for those coming to Duke-Tech football game
Paving project could create traffic issues

Duke University issued the following traffic alert for those coming to the Virginia Tech-Duke football game on Saturday:

The NC 147 Pavement Rehabilitation project will be active this Saturday, Oct 29, when Duke serves as the hosts to Virginia Tech in football at Wallace Wade Stadium. Fans are urged to use I-85, I-40, and 15-501 to access campus and avoid the lane closures on NC 147 North and Southbound.

Lane closures will begin northbound and southbound at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, and continue through Saturday both in daytime and nighttime hours. Lane closures will affect both pregame and postgame traffic on Saturday, Oct. 29. Work may be delayed or cancelled due to inclement weather.

Motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling through the work zone.

Fans traveling to the game should consider taking the following alternate routes:

General public should use the following ingress routes:

· I-85 North or Southbound to Exit 174B for Hillandale Rd

· I-85 Southbound to Exit 174A for 15-501 South to Exit 108A for Morreene Rd

· I-40 East or Westbound to Exit 270 for 15-501 (towards Durham) to Exit 108 A for Morreene Rd

Iron Dukes should use the following ingress routes:

· I-85 Southbound to Exit 174A for 15-501 South to Exit 107 for NC 751

· I-40 East or Westbound to Exit 270 for 15-501 (towards Durham) to Exit 107 for NC 751

Motorists can get up-to-date traffic information for all North Carolina roadways on the NCDOT Traveler Information web site http://tims.ncdot.gov/tims/ or by calling 511.

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