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Traffic Shift on I-440 W Running Smoothly

The Fortify project has taken a major step forward. For the first time since the project started, motorists are now driving on a section of newly constructed roadway. Crews have shifted traffic on I-440 West between U.S. 264 and the I-40/440 split from the two outside lanes to the two newly constructed inside lanes. This will allow crews to safely start digging up and rebuilding the outside lanes.

For a demonstration on how the new pattern works, check out this video.

A traffic switch on I-440 East is planned for later this summer.

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Fortify Safety

Driving through construction zones can be somewhat tricky, and since motorist safety is NCDOT’s top concern, we offer this advice for travelers navigating the Fortify Project in Raleigh.