Business 40 Improvement Project

The Business 40 Improvement project begins Saturday, November 17 at 6:00 a.m. and will close access to Business 40 in Downtown Winston-Salem from Peters Creek Parkway to U.S. 52. Portions of Business 40 are scheduled to reopen in Summer 2019 and the project is expected to be completed by Summer 2020. 

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Wake Forest University understands the impact this might have on our faculty and staff, especially those commuting from outside Winston-Salem. The North Carolina Department of Transportation recommends you consider the following to help ensure minimal impact to our community:

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Plan ahead

Regardless of your transportation method, it is recommended that you plan for at least an additional 20 minutes to be added to your commute.

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Download WAZE

NCDOT has partnered with WAZE, a popular transportation and traffic app, to provide real-time traffic information in and around the Business 40 project site.

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PART’s vanpool is an economical transportation choice that frees your time during your commute by using a van to transport up to 15 colleagues to campus.