Following nearly a decade of planning, the countdown finally begins toward the full, 20-month closure of Business 40 in Winston-Salem. Transportation officials are urging residents to be prepared.
3:05pm Sep 18, 2017Transportation Transportation
2:31pm Jun 15, 2017Race Race Transportation
Beginning in the 1950s, several once-thriving black neighborhoods in Winston-Salem were torn apart by transportation corridors like Business 40 and U.S. 52.
8:29am Jun 14, 2017Race Race Transportation
Planning for the Business 40 improvements project began more than a decade ago to modernize the aging roadway and beautify it with pedestrian bridges and scenic walkways. Next year, restoration work will begin on what was the very first segment of expressway to be built nearly sixty years ago. For many African-American residents, it’s also the most controversial.
1:09pm Jun 13, 2017Transportation Transportation
The final phase for the Business 40 improvements project begins next year in the downtown Winston-Salem area: replacing old ramps and bridges, expanding shoulders and laying new pavement.
5:00am Jun 12, 2017Transportation Transportation
Beginning in the Fall of 2018, a mile-long portion of Business 40 in downtown Winston-Salem will be closed to traffic for two years.
6:42pm Aug 05, 2015Transportation Transportation
Winston-Salem officials are worried that a change in the state budget could hurt their plans to beautify Business 40.
11:08pm Aug 04, 2015Transportation Transportation
A planning project for major renovations to Business 40 in Winston-Salem has been finalized. It’s now time for the design-build phase.
7:26pm Jun 15, 2015Transportation Transportation
A trio of internationally known designers came to Winston-Salem Monday to pitch their ideas on a new look for the city’s aged downtown bridges.
10:30am May 01, 2015Transportation Transportation
Details are starting to emerge on the work schedule for renovations being made to Business 40 in Winston-Salem. It's anticipated to be a four-year project.
11:32pm Jul 28, 2014Transportation Transportation
Motorists who use US 421/I-40 Business near Kernersville could notice some major delays over the next two weeks.
5:27am May 23, 2014Transportation Transportation
A major Triad road project did not make the cut in the state’s first round of highway improvement projects.