Pavement failure has required immediate closure; NCDOT is assessing needed repairs
CHARLOTTE -Officials have closed two of three eastbound lanes on Wilkinson Boulevard between Old Dowd Road and Sam Wilson Road in Charlotte due to a pavement failure.
NCDOT maintenance engineers are setting up traffic control and assessing damage. The cause has not yet been determined. Once crews complete evaluating the extent of damage, a timeframe for repairs will be announced.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use I-85 as an alternate route.