The DOT will close the eastbound I-40 ramps at U.S. 15-501 (exit 270) the same night. The ramps will remain closed for about 35 days.
During this time, motorists should use the following signed detours:
Delays should be expected. Local commuters are encouraged to use analternate route.
The ramp closings are necessary to raise the ramp pavement levels inconjunction with the I-40 widening project.
NCDOT reminds motorists to obey the posted speed limit of 55 mph, and beaware of construction workers in the work zone.