RALEIGH, N.C. — The state Department of Transportation will temporarily close Interstate 40 at the I-540 West interchange beginning Friday through Saturday, weather permitting.
All lanes of I-40 will be closed both nights from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.
In case of inclement weather on Friday, the department will finish the closure on Sunday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Each night beginning at 7 p.m., lanes will be closed one by one starting in the eastbound direction. All lanes will be closed by 10 p.m.
Eastbound I-40 traffic will use the following signed detour:
Westbound I-40 traffic will use the following signed detour:
Westbound I-540 traffic needing to access I-40 East will use the following signed detour:
The closure is necessary to set girders at the I-540 bridges over I-40 as part of the Northern Wake Expressway project.