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

Posted February 5, 2008 3:47 p.m. EST
Updated February 15, 2008 11:52 a.m. EST

— 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.