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KERNERSVILLE — The first diverging diamond interchange in the Triad is set to open at Union Cross Road in Kernersville. Crews will be closing the ramp from I-40 East to Union Cross and opening a portion of the new traffic pattern next weekend. From I-40 it looks like any other bridge. But when you get up to the cone zone on Union Cross Road, you see there’s something different. It’s called a diverging diamond interchange. “This allows for more traffic to go through the intersection than a standard diamond interchange,” said Pat Ivey, a N.C. D.O.T. division engineer. Engineers say in these intersections, traffic crosses to the opposite side on the bridge before crossing back over. “You’re going to be on the opposite of the road, so it may feel a little different,’’ said Jeremy Guy, the D.O.T. resident engineer on the project. But the interchanges allow free flowing turns…

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