Traffic

Drivers face slow go Tuesday afternoon

Posted July 21, 2009 5:08 p.m. EDT
Updated July 21, 2009 5:44 p.m. EDT

Drivers headed from downtown Raleigh to Cary and points west encountered delays Tuesday afternoon.

The state Department of Transportation closed the ramp from Interstate 40/440  west to U.S. highways 64 and 1 just before 5 p.m. due to a wreck. The ramp reopen at about 5:15 p.m., authorities said.

On Interstate 540, two westbound lanes were closed at milemaker 2, near the exit for Raleigh-Durham International Airport, while crews cleared car that had caught fire from the road. That situation was expected to be clear by 5:30 p.m., authorities said.