I-40/I-440 junction in southeast Raleigh closed overnight Tuesday

Posted March 3, 2020 5:52 p.m. EST
Updated March 3, 2020 6:40 p.m. EST

Road closed sign, detour sign

— From about midnight through 5 a.m., drivers headed westbound on Interstate 40 in southeast Raleigh will have to detour briefly off the highway.

Contractors with the N.C. Department of Transportation are working at the junction of I-40 and I-440 as part of the widening of I-40 from southeast Raleigh to Clayton.

Interstate 40 West will be closed at Exit 301. Drivers will take the exit and proceed to Poole Road (Exit 15) to turn around and continue on I-40 West.

The closure will allow for girder installation on the new flyover bridge from I-440 East to I-40 East. Drivers should allow extra time to navigate the detour route and pay extra attention while driving through the work zone.

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