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Part of N.C. 8 near Lexington to be closed Wednesday

A section of N.C. 8 near U.S. 29 in Lexington will be closed temporarily on Wednesday, from 9 until 11 a.m. for bridge work.
While the closure is in place, motorists can take the following signed detour route around the work zone:
• Traveling west – Take U.S. 29-70/Business I-85 North, turn left onto Old Greensboro Road, then take U.S. 29-70/Business I-85 south back to N.C. 8.
• Traveling east – Take U.S. 29-70/Business I-85 South to U.S. 64, then take U.S. 29-70/Business I-85 north back to N.C. 8.
NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.
For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on 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.

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