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Last updated Apr. 17, 2015 - 4:02 pm

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O/B- Outbound
I/B- Inbound
E/B- Eastbound
W/B- Westbound
MSS- Moore Square Station
RCC- Raleigh Convention Center

Detour: Saturday, April 18 | SPCA K9-3K Dog Walk & 1/2 Senior Dog Walk

Saturday, April 18
SPCA K9-3K Dog Walk & 1/2 Senior Dog Walk
6am - 7pm

Street Closure - The 200 block of East Martin St. between Blount and Person Streets will be closed from 6:00 am until 7:00 pm. The 200 block of S. Person Street from Martin to Hargett Streets will be closed from 10:45 am – 12:00 pm. The group will assemble in Moore Square Park at 11:00 am and will proceed out of the park turning left on Martin St., left on Person St., right on New Bern Ave., right on Swain St., right on Hargett St., left on East St., right on Davie St., right on Person St., left on Martin St. back into MSS park.

#5 - Biltmore Hills & #22 State Street – detour from 6:00 am – 10:45 am & 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
O/B – From MSS, exit through purple zone, RIGHT on Hargett St., RIGHT on Bloodworth St., LEFT on Martin St., resume route.
I/B – NONE.

#5 - Biltmore Hills & #22 - State Street – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – From Blount St., LEFT on South St., LEFT on East St., RIGHT on Lenoir St., resume route.
I/B – NONE.

#10 – Longview – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – From Wilmington St., RIGHT on Jones St., LEFT on East St., RIGHT on Lane St., resume route.
I/B – NONE.

#13 Chavis Heights – detour from 6:00 am – 10:45 am & 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
O/B – From Blount St., LEFT on Davie St., RIGHT on East St., resume route.
I/B – NONE other than the Cuegrass Festival detours.

#13 – Chavis Heights – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – From Blount St., LEFT on South St., LEFT on East St., RIGHT on Lenoir St., resume route.
I/B – From Person St., LEFT on Cabarrus St., RIGHT on Wilmington St., LEFT on Hargett St., LEFT on Salisbury St., LEFT on Davie St., resume route back to MSS.

#15 – Wake Medical – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – From Wilmington St., RIGHT on Jones St., RIGHT on Tarboro Road., LEFT on New Bern Ave., resume route.
I/B – NONE.

#18 - Worthdale – detour from 6:00 am – 10:45 am & 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
O/B – From MSS, exit through purple zone, RIGHT on Hargett St., RIGHT on Bloodworth St., LEFT on Martin St. , resume route.
I/B – NONE.

#18 – Worthdale – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – From Blount St., LEFT on South St., LEFT on East St., RIGHT on Lenoir St., LEFT on Rock Quarry Rd., which becomes Tarboro Road, resume route.
I/B – From New Bern Ave., stay straight, which becomes Edenton St., LEFT on Salisbury St., LEFT on Martin St. to MSS.

R-LINE – Martin St. closing at 6:00 am until 7:00 pm from Blount to Person St., AND Person Street from Martin to Hargett Streets from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
DETOUR - detour from 6:00 am – 10:45 am & 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
From Wilmington St., RIGHT on Davie St., LEFT on Person St.., LEFT on Hargett St., resume route.
DETOUR - detour from 10:45 am - 1:00 pm –
Remain on Wilmington St., delete the loop around MSS park.

Missed Stops –

#5 - Biltmore Hills & #22 State Street – detour from 6:00 am – 10:45 am & 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
O/B – NONE.
I/B – NONE.

#5 - Biltmore Hills & #22 - State Street – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – 9187, 9730.
I/B – NONE.

#10 – Longview – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – 8187, 8188, 9455, 9456.
I/B – NONE.

#13 Chavis Heights – detour from 6:00 am – 10:45 am & 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
O/B – 9187.
I/B – NONE.

#13 – Chavis Heights – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – 9187, 9730.
I/B – 9404, 9732.

#15 – Wake Medical – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – 8187, 8188, 8618, 8614, 8619, 8620.
I/B – NONE.

#18 - Worthdale – detour from 6:00 am – 10:45 am & 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
O/B – NONE.
I/B – NONE.

#18 – Worthdale – detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
O/B – 9187, 9124, 9234, 9233, 9235.
I/B – 8337, 9206, 9229, 9653, 9230, 9231, 9237, 9731, 9732, 9203.

R-LINE –
Detour from 6:00 am – 10:45 am & 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
9903, 9920.
Detour from 10:45 am – 1:00 pm –
9903, 9920, 9732, 9921.

Detours: Saturday, April 18 | 7th Annual Cuegrass Festival

7th Annual Cuegrass Festival
Saturday, April 18
6am - 8pm

Street Closures - The 300 block of West Davie Street from Dawson St. to Harrington St.

#13 – Chavis Heights
O/B – NONE.
I/B – From Hargett St., LEFT on Salisbury St., LEFT on Davie St., resume route back to MSS.

R-Line -
After 6:30 pm, use the night addition as usual to Harrington St., then from Harrington St., LEFT on Martin St., RIGHT on Dawson St., to LEFT on Cabarrus St., resume route back to RCC.

Missed Stops –

#13 – Chavis Heights
O/B – NONE
I/B – 9476, 9477, 9777.

R-Line -

9918.

Detours: Sunday, April 19 | Third Sunday Children's Carnival

Sunday, April 19
Third Sunday Children's Carnival
6am - 4pm

Street Closure - The 00 block of Hargett St. between Fayetteville Street and Wilmington Street will be closed for the children’s carnival event.

#8 Six Forks
O/B – From Hargett St., RIGHT on Wilmington St., LEFT on Edenton St., LEFT on Salisbury St., RIGHT onto Hargett St., resume route.
I/B –NONE.

#11 Avent Ferry
O/B – From Hargett St., RIGHT on Wilmington St., LEFT on Edenton St., LEFT on Dawson St., resume route.
I/B – NONE.

#18 Worthdale
O/B – NONE.
I/B – From Hargett St., LEFT on Blount St., RIGHT on Martin St., to MSS.

Missed Stops –

#8 Six Forks
O/B – 9203.
I/B –NONE.

#11 Avent Ferry
O/B – 9476.
I/B – NONE.

#18 Worthdale
O/B – NONE.
I/B – 9203.

Detour: Glascock Street Closure Until June 2015 for Sewer Line Replacement

Glascock Street CLOSED from Watauga Street to State Street through June, 2015 for Sewer Line Replacement

Closure – Glascock Street is CLOSED to all through traffic from Watauga Street to State Street through June 2015 for sewer line replacement. As a result, NO #3 Glascock or #31 New Hope Commons buses will utilize Glascock Street from Wake Forest Road to Bennett Street.

#3 – Glascock
O/B – From Poplar Street, LEFT on Wake Forest Road (Bus stop on Wake Forest Road @ Lafayette St. will be used for passengers going to/from upper end of Glascock St.), RIGHT onto Automotive Way, RIGHT on Fenton St., RIGHT on Timber Dr., RIGHT on Dennis Ave., LEFT on Bennett St., LEFT on Glascock St., resume regular outbound route.
I/B – From EOL, continue on Timber Dr., RIGHT on Fenton St., cross over Capital Blvd., LEFT on Capital Blvd., bear immediate RIGHT on Old Louisburg Road, LEFT on Wake Forest Road, RIGHT on Poplar Street, resume inbound route to MSS.

#31 – New Hope Commons (SUNDAYS)
O/B – From Poplar Street, LEFT on Wake Forest Road (Bus stop on Wake Forest Road @ Lafayette St. will be used for passengers going to upper end of Glascock St.), RIGHT onto Automotive Way, RIGHT on Dennis Ave., RIGHT on Bennett St., LEFT on Glascock St., resume route.
I/B – NONE.

Missed Stops –

#3 – Glascock
O/B – 9718, 8193, 9381.
I/B – 8217, 8218, 9475.

#31 – New Hope Commons
O/B – 9718, 8193, 9381.
I/B – 8217, 8218, 9475.

NCDOT 40/440 Rebuild Project "Fortify" Information

The project, formerly known as “Crawleigh”, is moving forward with a new name: FORTIFY.

Fortify is not just about rebuilding a road, it’s also about fortifying a community. Enhancing the mobility of our region creates greater opportunities for our citizens – access to jobs, healthcare, education, and the people and places that make our community great. Strong partnerships and community collaboration will help reduce the impact to those who live in, work in, and pass through the capital city during construction.

Our project to fortify two of the Triangle’s busiest roads begins this week, and we want to make sure you know what to expect while construction is under way on this major roadway rebuild project and understand how to get the latest information quickly and easily.

What is Fortify?

The Fortify project involves removing and replacing an 11.5-mile stretch of I-40 and I-440 to address immediate safety concerns. The 30-year-old pavement is cracking and crumbling because of a chemical reaction, called ASR, happening in the road. The reaction is triggered by water mixing with a substance that was used in paving several decades ago.

In addition to rebuilding the road, crews will extend two miles of auxiliary lanes to help manage additional traffic. They will also rehabilitate 14 bridges within the project zone to extend their life by many years.

Project Timeline

The first stage, rebuilding I-440, begins this fall. Crews will replace the section from the I-40/U.S. 64/I-440 interchange, known as “the 40 split,” to just north of the U.S. 64/264 Knightdale Bypass.

• Week of October 28: Nighttime lane closures begin for prep work

• Early December: Daytime lane closures begin

Stage two, daytime lane closures for rebuilding I-40, is scheduled to begin by late 2014, when crews will replace the pavement from U.S. 1/64 all the way to the I-40 split.

The entire projected is scheduled to wrap up by Fall 2016.

Impact to Drivers

More than 100,000 cars travel on the weakened sections of 40 and 440 every day, so the $130 million project is going to impact drivers significantly.

NCDOT is taking steps to minimize that impact, including making a $12 million investment in additional transit, and working with the contractor to keep three lanes open in both directions on I-40 during the majority of construction.

Tools to Keep You Informed

www.fortifync.com The Fortify website, which was built by NCDOT’s Web Services Team, is your one-stop shop for all project-related information. It features maps, details on where to catch alternate transit options and links to live traffic cameras through a partnership with WRAL News. There is even a top 40 playlist of jams to help you through the traffic.

Facebook – We’ve launched a Fortify Facebook page where we’ll share updates on traffic flow and project progress daily, post photos and videos, and engage in conversation with our followers.

Twitter – The project Twitter feed, @FortifyNC, will offer real-time travel information any time of day or night. They're in the process of linking the Twitter feed with TIMS, so whenever an incident occurs within the project area, you’ll get an instant alert on your computer or mobile device. It’s a great way to “know before you go!”

Tumblr – They’ve also created the department’s first Tumblr site, which offers a way to keep up with all online content and conversations about the project in one simple location.

NCDOT is committed to keeping drivers informed every step of the way throughout this massive project to fortify not just a road but the community, as well. For more information on Fortify, visit www.fortifync.com.

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