PLEASE NOTE: CLOSURES WILL NOW BE ON I-40 EAST
INSTEAD OF I-40 WESTWork previously
scheduled for westbound lanes now scheduled for eastbound lanes
RALEIGH— Lane closures
previously scheduled to take place on I-40 West in Iredell County this weekend
will now take place on I-40 East instead, due to a change in the contractor’s
schedule. Weather permitting, N.C. Department
of Transportation crews will close both lanes of I-40 East at mile marker
146 in Iredell County beginning Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m. until Sunday, June
17 at 9 a.m.
In addition, one of two lanes
will be closed on I-40 East between mile markers 146 and 148 from tonight
(Friday, June 15) at 8 p.m. until Sunday, July 17 at noon.
During both closures,
motorists are advised to take the following posted detour route:
· From I-40 East, take exit 149.
· Turn right off the exit ramp onto Stamey Farm Road.
Drive one mile then turn left onto U.S.
· Drive 2.9 miles then turn left onto U.S. 64/Garner Bagnal
· Drive 1.2 miles then turn right onto the entrance ramp for I-40 East.
Crews will be replacing the existing I-40 bridge deck with a
latex concrete overlay. Additional night and weekend lane closures will be
required over the next month, with all work being weather permitting.
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