Charlotte - Motorists traveling west on U.S. 64 near Interstate 40 in Statesville will notice a new traffic pattern. The Department of Transportation has opened a new left turn lane enabling traffic leaving the Statesville Veterinary Hospital to turn left to access I-40 at Old Mocksville Road.
Motorists can also take Exit 154 from I-40, continue south on Old Mocksville Road to U.S. 64 West and drive about 3,500 feet to the new left turn lane.
This area also features a concrete island and painted road symbols marking the left turn lane, additional roadway signage and reflective pavement markings. A message board is also in place to advertise the new traffic pattern before motorists reach the intersection.