President's visit will disrupt traffic

FROM STAFF REPORTSApril 24, 2012 

President Obama’s visit to Chapel Hill on Tuesday will cause road closings and detours throughout the day, both on UNC’s campus and between Raleigh-Durham International Airport and Chapel Hill.

The president is scheduled to give a speech at 1:05 p.m. at Carmichael Arena and afterward tape a segment for the “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” show. The president is scheduled to leave the Triangle about 3 p.m. Portions of South Road in Chapel Hill will close at 7 a.m. and may remain closed as late as 4:30 p.m.

Other road closures are expected, so be prepared for major delays and traffic congestion. Check the UNC website, www.unc.edu, for updates.

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