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Lane Closures Scheduled On I-85, I-277 In Mecklenburg County Next Week

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will be working on I-85 and I-277 in Charlotte starting at 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, weather permitting. Each lane closure is necessary for crews to safely perform routine maintenance and should take a couple of hours.

Crews will start at 9 p.m. on I-85 South at Graham Street (Exit 40), closing the two right lanes. Once work at this location wraps up, crews will close the right lane on the I-277 Outer Loop near Church Street (Exit 3) for maintenance work. All traffic control will be removed by 5 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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 the NCDOT traffic website or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type "m.ncdot.gov" 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.

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2/15/2018 5:23 PM