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2 crashes in 3 miles shut down Interstate 40 West in Guilford County, third crash on Interstate 40 East – WGHP FOX8 Greensboro


GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Interstate 40 skilled a number of closures following crashes on Friday afternoon, in accordance with the North Carolina Division of Transportation.

The primary crash occurred at Mile Marker 222, inflicting the proper lane of the freeway to shut. The closure started at 12:48 p.m.

A couple of miles away from the primary crash, a second crash occurred at Mile Marker 224 close to Exit 224 for East Gate Metropolis Boulevard/East Lee Avenue, inflicting all lanes of the freeway to be shut down.

That closure started at 1:03 p.m. Maps clearly confirmed a considerable amount of congestion within the space in gentle of each crashes.

One lane of journey on I-40 West close to the second crash was opened at round 1:39 p.m. An extra lane of journey was opened at 1:48 p.m.

NCDOT is suggesting the next detour for individuals who should journey via the realm:

  • Keep on Interstate 85 South and take Exit 129, then flip proper on Younger Mills Highway
  • From Younger Mills Highway, drive roughly 1.5 miles and switch left onto Sharpe Highway
  • From Sharpe Highway, drive roughly 1.2 miles and switch proper onto Lee Avenue
  • From Lee Avenue, drive roughly .25 miles and switch left to re-access I-40 West

Moreover, a 3rd crash occurred throughout the identical 3-mile stretch on I-40 East at Mile Marker 223 close to Exit 223 for Martin Luther King Jr Drive/J.M. Hunt Jr Expressway, inflicting the left lane of the freeway to shut. The closure started at 1:31 p.m

As of two:19 p.m., all lanes on each side of I-40 had been reopened for journey.

There is no such thing as a phrase as to the reason for these three crashes or the standing of anybody concerned at the moment.


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