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Downed tree blocking portion of Western Blvd.

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A large tree blocks eastbound traffic on Western Boulevard. A large tree blocks eastbound traffic on Western Boulevard.
RALEIGH, N.C. -

A portion of Western Boulevard is closed while crews work to clear a tree that is blocking the roadway.

All eastbound Western Boulevard traffic is being detoured onto Pullen Road and through N.C. State's campus. The city says a large tree fell on to the roadway just east of Pullen Road Tuesday morning.

Crews don't expect the lanes to be opened until Tuesday night.

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