I-26/US-74 ramp closure extended to 10 p.m. Wednesday

N.C. Department of Transportation Press Release

COLUMBUS, N.C. —  The icy weather has delayed completion for the I-26/US-74 East intersection. The contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation will keep the ramp from I-26 West to U.S. 74 East closed as part of the interchange improvement. Traffic on I-26westbound seeking to go east on U.S. 74 East will be detoured to N.C. 108 through Columbus.

Traffic Alerts

Congestion on I-26 Near Columbus
Contractor will begin working on intersection of I-26/US-74/NC-108 Contractor will be working on constructing new intersection along I-26 between mile marker 67 and 68.  Expect lane closures at night after 9:00pm and lane shifts during the day.  Please use caution, equipment and personnel will be working in close proximity to open traffic lanes.
Start: October 16, 2017, 3:11 pm / End:August 18, 2018, 3:59 am / Updated: October 16, 2017, 3:20 pm
Ramp Closed on I-26 Near Columbus
Contractor will be closing US-74 East Connector begining Tuesday 1/9/18 and reopen on Wednesday 1/10/18 I-26 West bound traffic accessing US-74 East  will be detoured on to NC-108 through Columbus to NC-108/US-74 intersection at exist 163.  Please followed signed detour route.  I-26 East bound traffic accessing US-74 East will not be affected.  Columbus traffic accessing I-26 West will not be affected by this closure.
DETOUR: I-26 West bound traffic accessing US-74 East will take exit 67.  Enter round about and take the first right on to NC-108/ W. mills Street.  Follow NC-108 through Columbus to interchange with US-74/NC-108.  Traffic will return to US-74 at mile marker 163.
Start: December 22, 2017, 2:09 pm / End:January 10, 2018, 10:00 pm / Updated: January 5, 2018, 7:08 pm