Months of I-40 construction begins at Tennessee-North Carolina line

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — Crews began a project on Interstate 40 near the North Carolina-Tennessee line Sunday that will limit traffic to one lane in each direction for months.

Construction of a new I-40 median wall is a part of a 2-year North Carolina Department of Transportation project, that will require the inside lanes of both directions to be closed until construction is complete in the spring.

Traffic will be in a one-lane pattern through May on I-40 between the state line and mile marker 5 so crews can safely build the new wall and traffic can safely pass the work zone, according to NCDOT.

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