The following was provided For Your Information by the NC Department of Transportation
Transportation officials and local dignitaries will announce the new name of a 20-mile portion of the historic Business 40 highway between I-40 east of Kernersville and I-40 west during a ground-breaking ceremony for the Business 40 Improvement Project in Winston-Salem.
The public is invited to join elected officials and the NCDOT as to the celebration event at 9 a.m. Friday, October 21 at the Green Street Bridge parking lot at BB&T Ballpark.
In November 2015, a name nomination period began and by January 2016, we received 1,889 nominations.
In March 2016, a selection committee chose four final names from the long list:
Golden Leaf Parkway
You are invited to join the celebration of the new name choice for this highway.