expect detours along I-85 NB and SB, to include the collector/distributor
lanes, starting Thursday night (11/16) through Saturday night (11/18). Detours are needed to continue the
construction of the new I-385 over I-85 bridge associated with the I-85/385
detour will take traffic off I-85 NB at Exit 51. From there, traffic will be sent along the collector/distributor
lanes to continue onto I-85 NB.
SB at Exit 51A—C, traffic will be directed to I-385 NB, then to the Roper Mountain
Road exit, then back onto I-385 SB to follow the signs to I-85 SB.
along with a pacing operation, will be utilized on I-85 SB to assist with Thursday
night’s girder erection. All pacing operations
will be accomplished with the assistance of SCHP.
night, the detour will take traffic off I-85 NB at Exit 51 B, sending drivers
to I-385 SB. Drivers will exit at
Woodruff Road, cross the Woodruff Bridge and get back on I-385 NB. From there, traffic will be able to take Exit
36A to I-85 NB.
also be a detour for traffic on I-385 SB trying to go to I-85 NB. Drivers will follow signage to Woodruff Road
where they will take the ramp to the I-85 NB collector/distributor lanes. Once there, they will follow the detour
night, I-85 NB traffic, along with any traffic on the I-85 NB collector/distributor
lanes, will follow the signs to I-385 SB, exit at Woodruff Road, then go left across
the bridge to get back onto I-385 NB, which will allow them to continue on I-85
are asked to travel with care through the interchange during these times. Please observe all signage and devices.