CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the exit ramp from I-85 North to George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) in Concord at 9 p.m., weather permitting. The ramp will reopen by midnight.
During the closure, crews will shift traffic from the existing ramp to a new exit ramp, part of the $125.2 million I-85 widening project.
NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.
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For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (704) 983-4171.