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Interstate 40 Lane Closure Starts Next Week


STATESVILLE – N.C. Department of Transportation maintenance crews will close a lane on Interstate 40 East near Statesville for maintenance work next week, weather permitting.

The right lane will be closed at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, near exit 162 (U.S. 64) so crews can safely perform concrete slab repairs. The closure will be in place around the clock until 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. The ramp to exit 162 will remain open.

Drivers should remain alert, use caution, and reduce speed in the work zone.

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10/2/2023 2:56 PM