TRAFFIC ALERT: EB lanes reopen after overturned tractor-trailer causes delays

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Published: Mar. 25, 2023 at 9:23 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 25, 2023 at 11:34 AM EDT
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MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - McDowell County Emergency Management said eastbound lanes on I-40 are now open after an overturned tractor-trailer caused delays on Saturday morning.

According to officials, the crash happened near mile marker 72 in Old Fort at around 8:28 a.m.

Officials announced at 11:33 a.m. that all the eastbound lanes are now open on I-40.

However, westbound lanes continue to be impacted after the tractor-trailer overturned near the bottom of Old Fort Mountain, according to officials.