Closure is part of project to complete I-485 Outer Loop
CHARLOTTE -- The N.C. Department of Transportation will close Beard Road between Ridge Road and Christenbury Road in Charlotte at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, weather permitting. The closure is part of the Charlotte Outer Loop project, completing the final 5.7-mile segment of I-485 in Mecklenburg County.
The closure is scheduled for 45 days while contractor Lane Construction works to realign the road at the intersection of Ridge Road. Motorists will follow a posted detour along Christenbury Road, Odell School Road and Mallard Creek Road.
NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.
For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (704) 845-1151.