TRAVEL NOT ADVISED IN PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
ACCESS TO WILMINGTON POSSIBLE
Saturday, 9/22/18 12 noon update
Motorists may now access Wilmington
From the south via US 17
From the north via I-40 east to NC 24 east (Exit 373) to US 17 south
From Fayetteville via NC 87 to US 701 south to NC 211 east to US 74 east
Jacksonville: via I-40 to NC 24 (Exit 373)
I-95 remains closed from US 64 (Exit 138) to South Carolina
I-40 remains closed from NC 41 (Exit 385) to Wilmington
NCDOT advises motorists not to travel in these counties due to flooding and roads and bridges that have been washed out: Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir, Pender, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, and southeastern Wayne (south of 70 Business and east of US 117)
This Information Remains the Same
- Southbound: US 64 west (Exit 138) to I-40 west to US 1 south to US 15/501 south in Aberdeen to US 74 east back to I-95
- Northbound: US 74 west (Exit 13) to US 15/501 north to US 1 north to I-40 east to US 64 east to I-95
If travel to south east points is unavoidable, NCDOT recommends US 264 to
- Kinston: take NC 11 South in Greenville
- New Bern: take US 17 South in Washington
- Havelock and Morehead City: take US 17 in Washington to New Bern, then take US 70 East
Although water is receding on some roads, the roads and bridges may be damaged and the road closures are still in effect. Signage should be adhered to. DO NOT GO AROUND OR MOVE BARRICADES. If a road is closed it is closed for a reason.
List of Roads Affected by the Storm and Roadway Conditions by County
For the latest on hurricane response visit ReadyNC.org
NCDOT Press Relase
Note: On the map below, if the road is purple there is not enough data to provide speed information on that segment of road.
Red and white striped lines mean the road is closed.