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Overnight Closure This Week for Ramp Along I-40 Improvement Project


CLEMMONS – An exit ramp off of Interstate 40 will close overnight Monday as part of an ongoing project to replace the I-40 bridges over the Yadkin River and widen and improve the interstate.

The N.C. Department of Transportation contractor for the project plans to close the ramp from eastbound I-40 onto Harper Road (Exit 182) at 10 p.m. Monday, April 15​ and reopen it no later than 5 a.m. the next morning.

This closure is needed so the contract crew can install drainage pipe under the ramp. The work is weather dependent and may be subject to change.

A signed detour will be in place during the closure, directing traffic to exit eastbound I-40 at N.C. 801 and follow U.S. 158 to Harper Road.

Drivers should use caution throughout the work zone and plan ahead for extra travel time because of the detour.​


4/15/2019 11:24 AM