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NCDOT will temporarily close one lane on I-85 North in Cabarrus County Friday night

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the right lane on I-85 North near Bruton Smith Boulevard (Exit 49) in Concord from 9 p.m. Friday, August 16, until 6 a.m. Saturday, August 17, weather permitting.

During the closure, crews will be moving and resetting barrier walls as part of the $92.2 million project to convert the existing I-85/I-485 interchange to a turbine interchange, the first of its kind in North Carolina.

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, please contact the resident engineer at (704) 983-4171.


2/19/2018 7:50 AM