Business 40 Changing Lanes

  • 8:29am Jun 14, 2017
    Race Race Transportation

    Business 40 Changing Lanes: A Painful Legacy

    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, 2017
    Transportation Transportation

    Business 40 Changing Lanes: The Highway's History

    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.