Guide: Drive the Triangle

March 10, 2010 

How bad is Triangle traffic, and how tough is it to find your way around? The answer often depends on where you came from and how bad the traffic was there.

YOU'LL LEARN QUICKLY THAT:

  • Interstate 40 is the default Main Street linking Chapel Hill, Durham, Research Triangle Park, Cary and Raleigh.
  • Raleigh's Inner (clockwise) and Outer (counterclockwise) Beltlines are really just two different directions on the same I-440 Beltline.
  • And Raleigh's bigger circle is the Outer Loop, but it's only a semicircle also known as I-540
  • Everybody agrees we need to come up with better ways to describe how we drive around in circles, but nobody has come up with the solution.

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CHECK ON CURRENT, PLANNED OR PROMISED HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS:

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