Shelby - N.C. Department of Transportation crews will open a new ramp today on U.S. 21 to Interstate 40 eastbound as part of the $89.1 million interchange improvement project in Statesville.
The new ramp will open at 1 p.m., and the old ramp will be closed permanently. Portable message boards will be in place to help motorists navigate the new traffic pattern.
For more information or updates on the I-40/77 interchange improvement project, visit the project website and follow project progress via Twitter. You also can view photos and videos on the project's webpage.
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