- The N.C. Department of Transportation
will close the I-85 and I-73 ramps to U.S. 220 South in Greensboro as work progress on the U.S. 220 resurfacing project. A map of the interchanges can be found here
.At 6p.m. on Sunday, June 30, weather permitting, crews will close the ramps from I-85 and I-73 to U.S. 220 South. The closures are necessary to resurface the right lane and ramp lane of U.S. 220 South between I-85 and Old Randleman Road. All ramps will reopen by 6 a.m. on Monday.If weather prohibits crews from working Sunday night, the work will be postponed until Monday night.Signs throughout the area will direct motorists around the ramp closures. Motorists on I-85 South should take Exit 122C to U.S. 220 North and follow the detour signs. Motorists on I-85 North and I-73 South should take Exit 124 to South Elm-Eugene Street and follow the detour signs. NCDOT reminds motorists to stay alert, obey the posted speed limit and allow additional time to reach their destinations. The work is part of project to resurface nine miles of U.S. 220 in Greensboro, from just north of the bridge over I-85 Business in Guilford County to the Randolph County line. The $1.8 million contract was awarded to APACThompson Arthur Division of Greensboro and is expected to be complete by Nov. 1.For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on 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. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.