CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the loop exit ramp from the I-485 Inner Loop to Johnston Road South (Exit 61B) from midnight to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, weather permitting. The ramp closure is necessary for crews to repair a crash cushion damaged from an earlier accident.
Motorists traveling on the Inner Loop can take Exit 61A to Johnston Road North, continue to the intersection at Community House Road, make a U-turn and continue south on Johnston Road.
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) 289-1330.