I-85 shutdown just south of border with Virginia

NORLINA, N.C. (WNCN) – Interstate 85 is closed in both directions due to an accident near mile marker 226 in Norlina.

The roadway is expected to reopen at 8:30 p.m., the NCDOT said.

Motorist are advised to use the following detour:

I-85 North traffic
: Motorists should take Exit 220 to US-1 North. Turn left onto US-1 North and continue until reaching I-85 near the Virginia State Line. Turn right onto the ramp to re-access I-85 at Exit 233.

I-85 South traffic
: Motorists should take Exit 233 and take a left towards US-1/401 South. Continue on US-1 South, which will become US-1/158, past US-1 Bypass, into Henderson. Turn right onto US-158 Bypass West to re-access I-85 South at Exit 215.

CBS North Carolina will update this story as it develops.

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