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Two of Three Lanes Closed on I-40 EB @ Exit 274 – Disabled Tractor-Trailer

By Ran Northam Posted July 29, 2013 at 8:18 am

DURHAM – A disabled tractor-trailer has caused the closure of two of the three lanes for I-40 East at N.C. 751 (exit 274).

A fire truck is blocking traffic to provide room for crews to work. Other emergency crews are on scene. After 7:00 a.m., crews laid out materials to clean up a diesel-fuel spill.

traffic delays 7-29-12

I-40 at NC 751 (exit 274) 7:32 a.m.

I-40 at Farrington Rd 7:54 a.m.

I-40 at Farrington Rd 7:54 a.m.

I-40 at NC 54 (exit 273) 7:52 a.m.

I-40 at NC 54 (exit 273) 7:52 a.m.

I-40 at NC 751 (exit 274) 7:51 a.m.

I-40 at NC 751 (exit 274) 7:51 a.m.

Traffic is stop-and-go for more than five miles to NC 86 (exit 266).

A second accident was reported near Farrington Rd. at around 7:30 a.m.

Click here for a map of the area to find an alternate route.

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