All Lanes Closed of I-85 North Closed In Henderson Due to Accident Involving Tractor Trailer

RALEIGH – Saturday, May 31st, 2014 – All lanes of I-85 North are closed at N.C. 39 (Exit 214) in Henderson due to a vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. The road is expected to re-open by 10:00 PM.

Motorists on I-85 North are being detoured to N.C 39 (Exit 214) to U.S. 1 Bypass North back to I-85 North.

NCDOT reminds motorists to stay alert, expect delays and allow additional time to reach their destination.

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***UPDATE: The right lane of I-85 North in Henderson has reopened following an earlier accident involving an overturned tractor trailer. The left lane of I-85 North will remain closed at U.S. 158 East (Exit 215) as NCDOT Bridge Maintenance crews make repairs to guardrail on a bridge damaged in the incident. The lane is is expected to reopen by Friday, June 6.***