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Traffic to be Diverted for I-74 Bridge Work

HIGH POINT – Work on the project to improve the Interstate 74 interchange with Eastchester Drive/N.C. 68 will require rerouting traffic overnight next week.

To remove portions of the N.C. 68 bridge, contract crews will have to close I-74 East at the interchange and the new loop from southbound N.C. 68 onto I-74 East.

The closures are scheduled to begin each night Sunday through Thursday with a single lane closure on I-74 East at 9 p.m. followed by full closures of the interstate and loop from 11 p.m. until 6 the following mornings.

Eastbound I-74 traffic will be directed up and over the N.C. 68 exit while the closure is in place, while traffic from N.C. 68 will be detoured up I-74 West to the Johnson Street exit to access I-74 East.

Drivers should be mindful of crews working near the flow of traffic in this area and factor the detour into their commute.


9/25/2020 3:26 PM