Wake County

Police training exercise to close lane of Western Boulevard

A tactical training exercise involving the Raleigh Police Department will restrict traffic Sunday morning on Western Boulevard through the N.C. State campus.

One lane of Western between Dan Allen Drive and Avent Ferry Road will be closed, as will Dan Allen south of Western, according to a news release from the city.

The exercise, which will include N.C. State and Wake County agencies, will begin about 8:30 a.m. and last two hours, featuring sounds like small explosions and gunfire.