Traffic

East Independence Blvd. lanes closing Wednesday

Lanes on part of E. Independence Boulevard westbound will be closed Wednesday until about 1 p.m., the N.C. Department of Transportation said.

The temporary closures are needed to repair potholes Work began around 9 a.m.

Crews are working between Idlewild Road and Sharon Amity Road.

The inside lane of Independence Boulevard will be closed first, then crews will keep the inside lane closed and close the middle lane.

Drivers can report potholes on state-maintained roads by calling N.C. DOT at 877-368-4968 or online at www.ncdot.gov/contact, then click on the “county contacts.”

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