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NCDOT will temporarily close the right laneon I-485 Inner Loop in Mecklenburg County Friday night

Closure near mile marker 54 will stay in place through Monday morning

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the right lane on the I-485 Inner Loop near the McKee Road overpass (mile marker 54) in Charlotte from 8 p.m. Friday, July 12, until 6 a.m. Monday, July 15, weather permitting.

During the closure, crews will be repairing a pipe that has separated under the roadway's right shoulder. The repairs require digging 15 feet, so the right lane will remain closed to keep motorists and workers safe.

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

For more information, please call the interstate maintenance engineer at (704) 921-4284.


2/19/2018 7:50 AM