CHARLOTTE - Travelers on Independence Boulevard (U.S. 74) in Charlotte this weekend should be on
the lookout for lane closures in both directions between Eastway Drive and
Briar Creek Road as the result of resurfacing work.
74 westbound/Independence Boulevard inbound lanes will have intermittent lane
closures starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 15. Work will continue around the
clock until the resurfacing is done, or at 6 a.m. on Monday, March 18, when all
lanes will be open for morning rush hour traffic.
same situation will be in place for the eastbound U.S. 74/outbound Independence
Boulevard lanes, starting at 10 p.m. on Friday.
may avoid delays by using Monroe Road or Central Avenue as an alternate route.
reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and
obey the posted speed limit.
real time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on
twitter at www.ncdot.org/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
more information on this project, please contact the assistant resident
engineer at (704) 845-1151.