Interstate 40 East closed near Airport Boulevard for overnight construction
— All eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 are closed at milemarker 284, Airport Boulevard in Morrisville for overnight construction. Traffic is being diverted off the ramp at Exit 284 and back to I-40 on the other side of Airport Boulevard. The road will reopen at 6 a.m. Thursday.
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