CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will begin improvements to more than 17 miles of primary and secondary roads in Mecklenburg County Monday, August 5, weather permitting.
Contractor Blythe Construction Inc. of Charlotte will mill and resurface sections of the following roads:
2.2 miles of Lebanon Road from N.C. 51 to Margaret Wallace Road;
1.4 miles of Robinson Church Road from Harrisburg Road to Hood Road;
3.1 miles of Lawyers Road from Albemarle Road to N.C. 51;
1.5 miles of Ballantyne Commons Parkway from Providence Road (N.C. 16) to I-485;
1 mile of Nations Ford Road from Downs Road to the bridge over Sugar Creek;
1 mile of McKee Road from Davis Drive to Tilley Morris Road;
1 mile of Weddington Road from McKee Road to Plantation Road;
0.4 miles of Pleasant Plains Road from I-485 to south of Weddington Road;
1.4 miles of Independence Boulevard (U.S. 74) from Matthews- Mint Hill Road to the Union County line;
2.5 miles of Harris Boulevard from North Tryon Street (U.S. 29) to The Plaza, including the access ramps at the interchange with Old Concord Road;
1.7 miles of access ramps at the interchange of Matthews Township Parkway (N.C. 51) and Independence Boulevard; and
1 mile of Sandy Porter Road from north of Brown-Grier Road to Shopton Road.
The contractor is permitted to work on some roads from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday. The scheduled completion date is June 20, 2014.
NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit. Know before you go by calling 511, the department's free travel information line, or get real-time travel information online. NCDOT also offers travel information for motorists and ferry passengers on Twitter. For more information on how to get travel information, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel.
For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (980) 523-0080.