I-40 Work to Limit Eastbound Flow, Access in Raleigh

Motorists can expect more delays this weekend on Interstate 40 – as crews continue a Raleigh repaving project.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The ongoing rehabilitation project on Interstate 40 will close two eastbound lanes of of Interstate 440 Beltline between South Saunders  Street and the Person/Hammond streets exits this weekend.

The entrance ramp from Hammond Road also will be off limits.

The lanes will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, the state Department of Transportation said.

DOT officials said drivers who need to get on I-40 east should use the Saunders Street interchange.

The construction work is part of a project to repave nearly 13 miles of damaged concrete. A completion date is scheduled for August.

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