STATESVILLE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – NCDOT crews have closed a portion of Interstate-40 westbound in Iredell County on Friday for emergency bridge operate.
All lanes of I-40 west amongst mile markers 144 and 141 have been shut to enable crews to safely repair a pothole on the I-40 bridge over Beulah Street. Perform is anticipated to be comprehensive by Tuesday, Oct. 26.
In accordance to NC Point out Highway Patrol, a huge piece of concrete from the bridge above Beulah Road has fallen out and produced a hole in the overpass.
The NC Division of Transportation has set up a detour directing traffic from Stamey Farm Street (Exit 145) to US 70 West and back onto the interstate via Sharon College Highway (Exit 141).
Substantial journey delays are expected. Drivers are encouraged to comply with the detour or uncover an alternate route, NC State Highway Patrol mentioned.