Lanes on I-40 West in Iredell County to be closed for Bridge Deck Resurfacing Thursday, July 19, 2012

One lane to be closed throughout the weekend

RALEIGH — Weather permitting, N.C. Department of Transportation crews will close both lanes of Interstate 40 West in Iredell County overnight this weekend for bridge deck resurfacing. Both lanes of I-40 West will be closed at mile marker 148 starting at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, until Sunday, July 22, at 6 a.m.

In addition, one of two lanes will be closed on I-40 West between mile markers 148 and 146 from Friday, July 20 at 8 p.m. until Sunday, July 22, at noon.  

During both closures, motorists are advised to take the following posted detour route:

·         From I-40 West, take exit 148 and turn left onto U.S. 64 East (Garner Bagnal Boulevard).

·         Follow U.S. 64 East, then turn right onto U.S. 70 West (Hickory Highway).

·         Follow U.S. 70 West, then turn right onto Stamey Farm Road and follow that to get back onto I-40 at mile marker 146.

Crews will be replacing the existing I-40 bridge deck with a latex concrete overlay. Additional night and weekend lane closures may be required.

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