Sections of I-95, I-40 still closed from Hurricane Florence flooding

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Drivers traveling through North Carolina and South Carolina this week are still feeling the effects of Hurricane Florence as sections of I-95 is still closed in both states, along with part of I-40 in North Carolina.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says I-95 is closed in both directions between milemarker 19 and 56, northbound from milemarker 65 to 73, southbound from milemarker 81 to 65, and at southbound milemarker 138. I-40 is closed sporadically in both directions between milemarkers 364 and 420.

I-95 Southbound traffic from Virginia should use U.S. 64 West to I-540 West to I-40 West to U.S. 321 South to I-85 South, then follow directions in South Carolina to get back onto I-95. NCDOT adds drivers should not travel in areas south if U.S. 264 and east of I-73/I-74.

In South Carolina, I-95 has been closed in both directions at milemarker 175 due to rising waters of the Great Pee Dee River. All other parts of I-95 in the state are open.