Interstate closed: Crash diverts traffic off all lanes of I-40 east near Davis Drive

Interstate 40 eastbound is closed near Durham at Exit 280, Davis Drive after a crash Friday afternoon.

The road was closed for about an hour and reopened about 2:20 p.m. The shoulder remains closed and traffic is heavy.

The crash happened around 1:20 p.m.

Travelers are advised to use caution while traveling through the area and follow the direction of on-scene personnel.

To detour, continue on I-85 North to Exit 178 (US-70 East). continue on US-70 East to I-540 West, continue on I-540 West to reaccess I-40 East.

Avoid the area if possible.
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