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 28, until Sunday, July 29, 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 27 at 8
p.m. until Sunday, July 29, 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
Crews will be replacing the existing
I-40 bridge deck over Third Creek with a latex concrete overlay. Additional
night and weekend lane closures may be required.
For real-time travel information at any
time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel
or follow NCDOT on Twitter at www.ncdot.gov/travel/twitter.
Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website.
To access it, type “m.ncdot.gov” into the browser of your smartphone and
bookmark it for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone,
Android and some newer Blackberry phones.
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