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I-240 Lanes Closures May Delay Traffic in Asheville Today

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

ASHEVILLE, NC – Motorists on Interstate 240 may see some traffic slow-downs today as state construction crews undertake bridge repair work.

According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, one of two lanes will be closed in each direction at various times between Exit 1 (Brevard Road) and Exit 3 (U.S. 19-23). Work was scheduled between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

One lane will be open to traffic at all times in both directions, according to DOT.

Asheville City Lists Street Closures on Web

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

ASHEVILLE – Because advance warning of roadwork improves driver safety and convenience, the city is now listing all permitted street closures at www.ashevillenc.gov/street_closures.

The web page provides a detailed listing of approved street closure permits processed by Asheville’s Transportation and Engineering Department.

This new online listing provides advance notice of local road closures, enhancing roadway safety and notifying the community of possible delays. It is also a convenient resource for business owners to plan for deliveries and impacts on parking.

For more information about street closure permits, visit www.ashevillenc.gov/street_closures or call (828) 259-5943.

Lanes to Close on I-240 Today in Asheville

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Motorists in Asheville may see traffic slow-downs today on Interstate 240 as state construction crews make road repairs.

Lanes will be closed eastbound and westbound at different times to allow for pothole repair, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation.

One of two lanes is closed westbound between Mile Markers 5-7 between 9 a.m-1 p.m., according to DOT.

One of two lanes will be closed eastbound between 1-3:30 p.m. between Mile Markers 5-7.