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NCDOT will start resurfacing project on I-77/I-485 ramps in south Mecklenburg County Sunday night

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will begin work on a $2.1 million project to mill and resurface exit and entrance ramps at the I-77/I-485 interchange in south Charlotte beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday, April 7, weather permitting. More than six miles of pavement in 15 sections will be improved, including exit and entrance ramps at Westinghouse Boulevard and Arrowood Road.

Contractor Lane Construction will be narrowing ramps in order to safely patch, mill, and resurface the roadway, and two sections will require on offsite detour. NCDOT will send advanced notification prior to those closures to advise motorists of the proposed detours.

The contractor will be working at night, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend work can begin at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday nights, and wrap up by 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday mornings. The project is scheduled to be completed June 30.

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 call the resident engineer at (704) 455-2958.

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2/19/2018 7:50 AM