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All Lanes Closed on I-40 West/I-85 South in Burlington

RALEIGH -All lanes of I-40 West/I-85 South near Huffman Mill Road (Exit 141) in Burlington are closed due to a vehicle accident involving an overturned tractor trailer. The lanes are not expected to reopen before 10 p.m. All traffic is being directed to take N.C. 62/Alamance Road (Exit 143), make a left onto N.C. 62 South, make a right onto Grand Oaks Boulevard, then continue on to University Drive to return to I-85 South/I-40 West.However, there are currently significant travel delays on the detour route and NCDOT strongly encourages motorists traveling south from Durham to take U.S. 70 (Exit 170) to University Drive to return to I-85 South in Burlington. NCDOT reminds motorists to stay alert, expect delays and allow additional time to reach their destination. For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit or follow NCDOT on Twitter at Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type "" 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.


2/15/2018 5:24 PM