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I-95 remains closed in parts of North Carolina

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I-95 at mile marker 18 in North Carolina (PHOTO: NC DOT)

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginians planning to head south this weekend need to know that some roads and highways in North Carolina remain closed following Hurricane Matthew.

“Multiple roadways are closed in Central and Eastern North Carolina due to debris and flooding,” the North Carolina Department of Transportation warned. “If a flooded roadway is encountered, turn around and seek an alternate route.”


I-95 South closed between Exit 81 (I-40) and Exit 77 (Hodges Chapel Road), in Johnston County

I-95 South closed between Exit 56 (US-301) and Exit 13 (I-74), in Cumberland and Robeson County.

I-95 North is closed between Exit 13 (US-74) and Exit 22 (US-301), in Robeson County.

“To avoid congestion on the provided detour route, motorists entering North Carolina from Virginia on I-95 are encouraged to use the following alternate routes,” NCDOT advised.

All southbound traffic from North Carolina/Virginia state line should travel south on I-95 to US-64 West:

Once on US-64 West, travel west toward I-440 West

Once on I-440 West, motorists will travel to US-1 South

From US-1 South, motorists will continue to US-501 South in Aberdeen/Southern Pines

Continue on US-501 South through Aberdeen toward US-74 East

Motorists will then travel US-74 East to I-95 South

Motorists traveling on I-95 South from US-264 may use the following alternate route:

Travel south on I-95 to I-40 West

Once on I-40 West, travel west toward Sanford/US-1 South

Motorists will then travel US-1 South to US-501 South

Once on US-501 South, travel toward US-74 East

Motorists will then travel US-74 East to I-95 South

Motorists traveling southbound on I-95 from I-40 should use the following detour:

All southbound traffic will be required to exit off onto US-301 (Exit 56) and travel toward NC-162 West

Motorists will then travel NC-162 West toward US-401 South

Once on US-401 South, motorists will travel to US-74 East

Motorists will then travel US-74 East to I-95 South

Motorists traveling northbound on I-95 should use the following detour:

All northbound traffic will be required to exit onto US-74 West (Exit 13) and travel westbound towards Laurinburg

Once on US-74, motorists will then travel towards US-501 North

Once on US-501, motorists will then travel to US-1 North towards Sanford

Once on US-1, motorists will travel north to I-40 East until merging onto I-95


I-40 West is closed east of Interstate 95, between Exit 341, NC-55 to Exit 334, NC-96 between Newton Grove and Benson due to flooding.

The road will remain closed until further notice.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route and follow the instructions of local law enforcement.

* Last Updated: 10/13/2016 at 7:22 PM *

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