Roadwork

All ramps off I-85/40 onto and off Exit 153 will be closed from Friday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. to Monday, October 25 at 6:00 a.m.

From Friday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. to Monday, October 25 at 6:00 a.m., contract forces will close all ramps at EXIT 153 - NC 119 due to a portion of NC 119 will be closed between Lowes Boulevard and Holmes Road for the NC 119 Bypass Project pavement surfacing and lane stripping, the City of Mebane said. 

This work incorporates all ramp access to I-85/40 at Exit 153.  An offsite detour will be signed for all traffic to use EXIT 152 - Trollingwood Road. Expected impact to traffic is medium.

I-85/40 traffic wanting to access NC 119 Northbound will use EXIT 152 -Trollingwood Road then right onto Gibson, then right onto Third Street.

I-85/40 traffic wanting to access NC 119 Southbound will use EXIT 152 - Trollingwood Road to NC 119 South.

In addition, contract forces will close a portion of NC 119 including Ramps accessing I-85/I-40 during the same timespan. The closure will be along NC 119 between Lowes Boulevard and Holmes Road.

All ramp access to I-85/40 at Exit 153 will remain closed during this weekend construction.  An offsite detour will be signed for all traffic. Expected impact to traffic is also medium.

The signed detour will include: NC 119 North traffic wanting to access I-85/40 will use Third Street, then left onto Gibson Road, then left onto Trollingwood Hawfields Road; NC 119 South traffic wanting to access I-85/40 will use Fifth Street (NC119) to Trollingwood Hawfields Road; I-85/40 traffic wanting to access NC 119 Northbound will use EXIT 152 -Trollingwood Road then right onto Gibson, then right onto Third Street; I-85/40 traffic wanting to access NC 119 Southbound will use EXIT 152 - Trollingwood Road to NC 119 South.

For more information click these two links:

1. Ramp closure - https://drivenc.gov/?type=incident&id=617908

2. Road closure - https://drivenc.gov/?type=incident&id=617896