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Night Work Scheduled on Johnston Road at I-485 in Charlotte

Weather permitting, lane closures will take place Sunday, Monday nights

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation is continuing work on the $83.3 million widening of I-485 in Charlotte Sunday, Sept. 22, and Monday, Sept. 23, weather permitting. Crews will be working in the median on Johnston Road to build a support structure for the future flyover bridge from Johnston Road northbound to the Charlotte Inner Loop.

To complete this work, northbound traffic on Johnston Road will be temporarily shifted to the southbound lanes from 9 p.m. Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday, allowing placement of barrier walls in the median. Southbound traffic will be temporarily shifted to the northbound lanes from 9 p.m. Monday until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 in order to remove the barrier walls.

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) 289-1330.


2/19/2018 7:49 AM