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Tractor Trailer Crash Temporarily Closes Right Lane of Interstate 40 Westbound Near Waynesville


The right lane of Interstate 40 westbound at Fines Creek Road (Exit 15) in Haywood County has re-opened.

SHELBY -The right lane of Interstate 40 westbound near Waynesville will remain closed until 3:30 p.m. Friday while crews clean up after a tractor trailer accident.

A tractor trailer was traveling near Fines Creek Road (Exit 15) on I-40 westbound earlier today when it lost the load it was carrying. The tractor trailer didn't overturn, and crews are trying to put the load back on the truck.

Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area and seek alternate routes, if possible, to avoid delays.

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2/19/2018 7:49 AM