3/15/2018 8:47:30 AM Weekend Closure of Gorman St. Ramp to I-40 East Starts Tonight
RALEIGH – Work is set to start tonight on the lone Interstate 40 ramp that has not been rebuilt as part of the Fortify project. The Gorman Street ramp to I-40 East will close about 6 p.m. so it can be dug up and replaced by a brand-new...
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12/7/2017 11:46:46 AM Week-Long Closure of Gorman Street ramp to I-40 East to begin Next Week
RALEIGH - Drivers who go from Hammond Road onto Interstate-40 East got an early present last week when the long-closed original ramp to the east lanes re-opened. That meant a change in the traffic pattern on Hammond Road at the exit so if...
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11/30/2017 10:38:08 AM Work Gears Up Again on the Fortify Project
RALEIGH - With the holiday break over, the contractor for the Fortify project is back in full swing. On the westbound side, crews plan to do final surface paving, adding an inch of new asphalt with new striping and reflective markers, from...
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11/22/2017 10:34:50 AM Holiday Reminder on the Fortify Project
RALEIGH - Lane closure restrictions went in place Tuesday morning, so no major work can take place until lane closures are allowed again next Tuesday night. That is when crews will continue opening the final traffic pattern on the...
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11/9/2017 10:30:14 AM Weather Conditions Slowing Progress on Eastbound Side of Fortify
RALEIGH - Mother Nature is not cooperating, so progress on opening more of the eastbound side of I-40 into the final traffic pattern is slowing a bit. Crews can't pave or do lane striping in rainy or wet conditions, or in cold...
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11/1/2017 10:07:22 AM Ramp From I-40 West to I-440 West Being Returned to Original Setup
RALEIGH - Drivers who go from I-40 West to I-440 West may recall the brief sudden closing of one of the two ramp lanes a few weeks back. And that we re-opened the two lanes to do some better planning for when we had to close the left ramp...
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10/18/2017 10:02:21 AM Overnight Ramp Closures Continue on I-40 West for Fortify Work
RALEIGH - The overnight ramp closures on westbound I-40 will continue at South Saunders and Rock Quarry into sometime next week, as we smooth out the transition from the final surface of the main travel lanes and the ramps. For both roads,...
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10/12/2017 10:00:01 AM Milestone Reached on Fortify Project; Westbound Lanes Now in Final Pattern
RALEIGH - Drivers on I-40 West may have noticed the final shifts on the section between Gorman Street and the I-440/US 1/64 interchange in Cary. What that means is that the entire westbound side of the project is now in its permanent...
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10/4/2017 9:56:13 AM More Lane Shifts on I-40 West for Fortify Project
RALEIGH - Drivers on westbound I-40 need to pay extra attention in the area near the I-440/US 1/64 exit in Cary. Crews tonight will start prepping that area for a shift into the permanent traffic pattern, including the opening of the new...
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9/27/2017 4:11:41 PM Steps Toward Completion of Fortify Project Tonight and this Weekend
RALEIGH – For the first time in more than two years, commuters on Thursday morning are expected to be able to use the eastbound Interstate 40 loop ramp at South Saunders Street to head into downtown Raleigh. That is because overnight...
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