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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8/11/2017 5:00:45 PM Fortify Project to Close I-40 East Ramp to Lake Wheeler Road
RALEIGH – The I-40 East ramp to Lake Wheeler Road in south Raleigh is scheduled to be closed for much of next week as Fortify contractor crews continue preparations to open the interstate’s newly rebuilt outside lanes. Weather...
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7/21/2017 7:18:51 AM Hammond Road Ramp Closure This Weekend; Fortify Project Gets Closer to final Traffic Pattern on Westbound Side
RALEIGH – As the contractor for the Interstate 40 Fortify project in Raleigh continues to move the westbound lanes into their final traffic pattern, work will require the weekend closure of the ramp to Hammond Road (exit 299) from the...
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7/14/2017 2:36:09 PM More Changes Coming for I-40 West in the Fortify Project Work Zone
RALEIGH – The contractor for the Interstate 40 Fortify project in Raleigh continues to make progress toward the rebuilding of the highway. Drivers using I-40 West will notice a couple of changes over the next week. Crews will begin...
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6/23/2017 12:34:16 PM Final Shift to I-40 Inside Lanes Set for This Weekend
RALEIGH – The final shift to the inside lanes of Interstate 40 on the Fortify project is set for this weekend. Crews will be closing the left lane for about 1,000 feet of I-40 East near exit 293 (U.S. 1/64) at 9 p.m. Friday to prepare for...
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6/2/2017 4:30:20 PM Fortify Project Starts Move to Final Traffic Pattern Next Week
RALEIGH – Drivers going through the Interstate 40 Fortify project work zone next week will notice some major changes taking place. Beginning Monday night, June 5, contractor crews will begin taking away median barrier walls and re-opening...
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6/2/2017 12:27:04 PM I-40 East On and Off Ramp Closures for Rock Quarry Road Begin Sunday Night
RALEIGH – With the contractor for the Fortify Interstate 40 rebuild project in south Raleigh preparing to start opening outside lanes next week, crews are continuing to rebuild the interstate ramps to get ready for that move. The next...
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5/22/2017 2:01:23 AM Rainy Conditions Keep South Saunders Street Ramp to I-40 East Closed
RALEIGH – Rainy weather overnight Monday is preventing the contractor for the Fortify Interstate 40 rebuild project from completing paving for the ramp from South Saunders Street onto the eastbound interstate lanes. The ramp will remain...
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4/27/2017 7:58:43 PM Major Lane Shifts Planned This Weekend at I-40W, U.S. 1 Near Cary
RALEIGH – Drivers who use I-40 West on the western end of the Fortify project near Cary need to use extra caution over the next week as the traffic pattern will change at U.S. 1 (Exit 293) to allow crews to move traffic onto newly built...
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4/21/2017 4:05:06 PM Rain Forecast Postpones Next Week's Scheduled Lake Wheeler Ramp Closure
RALEIGH – With rain now forecast for a few days at the start of next week, the planned closure of the Interstate 40 East exit ramp onto Lake Wheeler Road has been postponed. It was to have been in place from Sunday night through Friday...
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