CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will be closing the right lane on Independence Boulevard (U.S. 74) East and West between Farmingdale Drive and Idlewild Road from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. tonight and Wednesday night, Jan. 9, weather permitting.
During the lane closures, crews with Piedmont Natural Gas will be installing a gas line to connect to a local business. Two lanes will be open to traffic in both directions while the work takes place.
NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.
For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter at www.ncdot.gov/travel/twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type "m.ncdot.gov" into the browser of your smartphone. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.
For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (704) 845-1151.