I-40 & Aviation Parkway to Close for Weekend of April 24 for Bridge Demolition
- Weather permitting, NCDOT will close both directions of Interstate 40 at Aviation Parkway this weekend to complete the demolition of the old Aviation Parkway bridge that crosses over the interstate.
- I-40 westbound and eastbound traffic will travel up and down the ramps at Aviation Parkway instead of the normal interstate lanes. Right-turn movements will still be allowed at the top of the ramps, but left turns across the bridge will not be permitted. The recently opened McCrimmon Pkwy will serve as a primary detour route.
- The closure will last from Friday, April 24 at 6 p.m. through Monday, April 27 at 5 a.m., and drivers accessing I-40 from RDU International and Aviation Parkway can expect minor delays throughout this time. Traffic control devices and signage will be in place to direct motorists.
Steve Abbott, Assistant Director of Communications at NCDOT, (919) 707-2661
Jonathan Tyndall, Assistant Resident Engineer at NCDOT, (919) 369-7727