3/22/2016 2:05:47 PM Lake Wheeler Ramp for I-40 West Closing Overnight Wednesday for Paving Work
RALEIGH – Crews working the Fortify I-40 rebuild project will close the Lake Wheeler ramp to I-40 West at midnight Wednesday, March 23. The closure is needed so crews can safely make pavement repairs and improvements on the...
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2/17/2016 2:41:38 PM Overnight Ramp and Lane Closures for Pavement Improvements on I-40 in Fortify Work Zone
RALEIGH – Warmer overnight weather means construction crews for the I-40 Fortify project are able to work on asphalt overlay and repair work over at least the next two nights. At 9 p.m. Wednesday, crews will close lanes on I-40 West...
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12/18/2015 2:42:23 PM Concrete Walls Now Set for I-40 Fortify Project
RALEIGH – Construction crews for the I-40 Fortify project were able to complete the re-setting of the concrete barrier walls along the travel lanes on both the east and westbound sides of the work zone this week. That was the final step to...
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12/11/2015 2:06:22 PM Milestone Reached for I-40 Fortify Project
RALEIGH – A significant milestone was reached this week for the I-40 section of the Fortify project in Raleigh. Crews on Thursday night completed the final lane shift for eastbound lanes near the U.S. 1/64 interchange, putting the...
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12/4/2015 2:06:08 PM Look for More Lane Shifts in I-40 Fortify Work Zone
RALEIGH – With a break in the recent rain, contractor crews might soon have final lane shifts in place on the I-40 section of the Fortify project and could begin working to preserve the crumbling roadway from further damage caused by...
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11/20/2015 2:42:52 PM Improving Fortify Travel Times a Collaborative Effort
RALEIGH – With the holiday season approaching, the North Carolina Department of Transportation is expressing its gratitude to the community for its help in minimizing the impact of construction on 8.5 miles of Interstate 40 in south...
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11/13/2015 2:05:16 PM Lane Shifts and Winter Weather Roadway Improvements Coming for Fortify Project
Raleigh - With no rain in the forecast over the next several days, road crews are gearing up to finalize lane shifts for the Fortify I-40/440 Rebuild Project in Raleigh and to get parts of the road surface ready for winter. Prep work...
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11/6/2015 2:04:26 PM Fortify: The I-40/440 Rebuild Project
Raleigh - The Fortify I-40/440 Rebuild Project in Wake County is moving closer to its long-term traffic pattern. Late last week, the remaining short section on the eastbound side that had been four lanes was reduced to three between Rock...
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10/30/2015 2:03:57 PM Shedding Light on Nighttime Driving in the Fortify Work Zone
RALEIGH – The end of daylight saving time this weekend might offer a welcome extra hour of sleep, but for drivers traveling through the 8.5-mile Fortify construction zone, it also means having to deal with morning glare and darker...
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10/23/2015 2:43:19 PM The Fortify I-40/440 Rebuild Project: How to Make an Old Road New
Raleigh – Imagine tackling a project as complicated as rebuilding 11.5 miles of a heavily traveled highway, I-40/440 in Raleigh, all the while keeping traffic intact. It’s a tough job, but the North Carolina Department of Transportation is...
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