Expect I-40 delays near tunnels in Haywood

Sep 03, 2013

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation will perform work on the tunnel located between Exit 7 and Exit 15 on Interstate 40 East in Haywood County on Wednesday, Sept. 4, Thursday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 6, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night. During the work, one lane of I-40 East will be closed at the tunnel site.

The work will involve taking samples at the tunnel site to gather information that will help determine future repairs.

NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.

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