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NCDOT Prepares To Shift Traffic On I-485 In Mecklenburg County

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation tonight will start shifting traffic to new lanes on the I-485 widening project in south Charlotte, weather permitting.

The lane shifts are scheduled from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night through Monday morning, July 28.

Crews will shift traffic in the following order:

  • Friday, July 25: I-485 Inner between N.C. 51 (Exit 64) and I-77 (Exit 67);
  • Saturday, July 26: I-485 Outer between Johnston Road (Exit 61) and Rea Road (exit 59);
  • Sunday, July 27: I-485 Outer between I-77 and N.C. 51.

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 "" 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 call the resident engineer at (704) 289-1330.


2/15/2018 5:23 PM