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NCDOT will temporarily close lanes on Independence Boulevard in Charlotte Sunday night

Crews will move barrier walls to prepare for traffic shift

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the left lanes on Independence Boulevard between Albemarle Road and Farmingdale Drive beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, weather permitting. The work is part of the department's 1.3 mile widening project to improve mobility and safety on U.S. 74.

Crews will move barrier walls in the median to prepare for an upcoming shift that will move traffic on Sharon Amity Road to a temporary alignment. All lanes will open by 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14.

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 or follow NCDOT on twitter at Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type "" 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 on this project, please contact the assistant resident engineer at (704) 845-1151. Project details are also online at the "U.S. 74 Widening and Improvements" project page (U-209B).


2/19/2018 7:49 AM