Last Weekend of I-40 Closure ~ Alternative Routes

Interstate 40 closed all weekend at Yadkin River Bridge
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will close I-40 Eastbound at Exit 180, NC 801 near Bermuda Run beginning at 8:00pm on Friday, July 26, 2013. This closure will be in place continuously through 6:00am Monday, July 29, 2013 and will consist of preservation and rehabilitation work on the bridge that carries I-40 East over the Yadkin River.

During these closures, motorists travelling locally should take Exit 180, NC 801, and turn right. Then turn left onto US-158 and left onto Harper Road back to I-40 Eastbound at Exit 182. Motorists travelling to Winston-Salem or points east, the NCDOT encourages the use of I-77 Northbound to US-421 Northbound (Exit 73) to I-40 Eastbound (Exit 238).

Maps and links to the signed detour and two alternate routes are included below for your convenience.  Please be careful driving and enjoy your weekend.

Here is a map and link to the signed detour route

I40 Closure - Signed Detour Route

Here is an alternate route with driving directions.  This route includes roads with heavier than average bicycle traffic so please be careful and share the road.

I40 Closure - Alternate Detour Route

Below are driving directions for this alternate detour route.

I40 Closure - Alternate Detour Route Driving Directions


Here is an alternate route that bypasses Davie County.

I40 Closure - Alternate Route Bypassing Davie County

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