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Traffic shift to begin to new Interstate 85 South

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Motorists heading south on Interstate 85 in North Carolina will have new lanes to travel to start their weekend.

The N.C. Department of Transportation says drivers can begin using the newly constructed outside lanes of I-85 South from just south of Belmont Road to just south of Clark Road in Davidson County. The traffic shift starts Friday at 8 p.m. and will end on Saturday 6 a.m.

Moving traffic onto the new outside lanes of I-85 is necessary for phase 2 of the I-85 Corridor Improvement Project. The shift allows crews to begin construction on the new inside lanes of I-85.

By late summer, the contractor is scheduled to open the interstate to four lanes in each direction from just north of N.C. 150 to just north of I-85 Business.

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