County Wants New I-40 Interchange

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 6, 2013

County commissioners have OKd up to $40,000 to help pay for a feasibility study for a new interchange on I-40 in eastern Davie.
County commissioners saw that need in 2007, and requested the study then. At the time, the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization recommended a new interchange at Redland Road, and the Transportation  Advisory Council approved 80 percent of funding for a Department of Transportation planning study.
The resolution adopted earlier this month by commissioners approves 20 percent of the cost of that study.
Board member Richard Poindexter said the study needs to include the possibility of extending Baltimore Road to I-40 to create the interchange …