US 311 North in Winston-Salem re-opens following tractor-trailer wreck

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Update: All lanes of U.S. 311 North have re-opened.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Both lanes of U.S. 311 North near Interstate 40 West in Winston-Salem are closed due to a wreck.

The Winston-Salem Police Department is conducting a crash investigation involving an overturned tractor-trailer.

Crews are on the scene working to clear the roadway but traffic may be diverted for several hours.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is helping re-route traffic from U.S. 311 onto I-40 East.

Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes until around 7 a.m.