Paint cans in road slow traffic on westbound I-40 in Greensboro

(NCDOT)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Paint cans in the road slowed traffic on westbound Interstate 40 Thursday afternoon.

The paint spilled and closed lanes near Gate City Boulevard, exit 217, shortly before 2 p.m.

At one point, all lanes of westbound I-40 were closed.

All lanes reopened at about 3:45 p.m.