- 35-acre wildfire reported in Bastrop County off of Old Antioch Road
- Pender County wildfire grows to over 2,000 acres, nearing Highway 50
- Pender County wildfire grows to over 1,500 acres, nearing Highway 50
- 2 homes in Frisco catch on fire during severe weather
- DC-10 airtanker stationed in Austin helps fight wildfires
In Chatham County, because of concerns about flooding and debris, NC DOT is setting up a detour at US 15/501 South at the Deep River. Vehicles are expected to be routed to Mountain View Church Rd, Moncure-Pittsboro Rd, and US 1.
Monday night, Fayetteville officials warned that though conditions have improved, they have not in the Sandhills. Floodwaters are still rising and people are asked to stay off the roadways.
VIDEO: Drone footage shows I-40 completely underwater after Hurricane Florence
On Saturday morning, flash floods began closing major interstates, U.S. routes and N.C. routes, including I-40 between I-95 and Wilmington and parts of I-95.
The risk of flash flooding is expected to continue until next week.
Identifying detour routes will become difficult as more roads close.
To find the best route for your destination, use the map provided by NCDOT.
Major roadways to keep an eye on
I-40, westbound and eastbound, is closed from NC 24 (Warsaw exit) to US 117.
Since so many side roads are closed, for the best route, us NCDOT’s interactive map above, or call (877) 511-4662.
I-95 northbound lanes reopened north of Dunn.
However, it is closed from NC 42 (north of Fayetteville) to US 64.
Take I-40 South to Benson to NC 242, take North Wall Street to West Cumberland Street to Green path Road to South West Street, to I-95 South (which is where it reopens).
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