WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WFMY) -- A major stretch of Business 40 in Winston-Salem will be closed for two years. The closing will impact more than 80,000 drivers who travel the stretch daily.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will close the 1.2 mile stretch along Business 40 between Peters Creek Parkway and U.S. 52 area. This starts at 6 A.M. on Saturday, November 17. Starting at 9 P.M. Friday, workers began blocking off lanes with cones, to ease traffic away from Business 40, before the total closure Saturday morning.