TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane of I-40 closing for bridge maintenance starting next week

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane of I-40 closing for bridge maintenance starting next week
The N.C. Department of Transportation has no plans to reverse eastbound lanes on I-40 as Hurricane Florence approaches. (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - One lane with be closed for a portion of I-40 in Wilmington starting next week.

According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, one of the two westbound lanes of the I-40 bridge over Gordon Road will close during the daytime between Jan. 14 and Jan. 25.

Crews will be replacing bridge joints each of those days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers are encouraged to slow down and use extra caution while traveling through the work zone.

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