GREENSBORO, N.C. -- State work crews will close a portion of Interstate 40 in central North Carolina so they can connect the highway to a new bridge.
All eastbound traffic between Mile Marker 218 and Mile Marker 220 in Greensboro will be funneled into one lane and all eastbound lanes will be closed from late Friday night until 6 a.m. Monday.
During the weekend, eastbound traffic will take Exit 218-A to U.S. 220 south to Exit 78 and Interstate 85 north.
Interstate 85 will merge back with eastbound I-40 east of Greensboro.
Traffic that needs access to the Greensboro area should exit northbound I-85 at S. Elm-Eugene St. and follow that road to I-40.
Westbound lanes will not be affected.