NCDOT To Reopen Westbound I-40 Ramps At 15-501 In Durham County
Posted November 6, 2003 3:26 a.m. EST
DURHAM COUNTY, N.C. — The state Department of Transportation will reopen the westbound Interstate 40 ramps at U.S. 15-501 in Durham County Monday beginning at 8 p.m., weather permitting.
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 an alternate route.
The ramp closings are necessary to raise the ramp pavement levels in conjunction with the I-40 widening project.
NCDOT reminds motorists to obey the posted speed limit of 55 mph, and be aware of construction workers in the work zone.