CHARLOTTE-The N.C. Department of Transportation will continue to close two of three lanes in both directions on Independence Boulevard between Idlewild Road and Sharon Amity Road for night work, weather permitting. The lanes will close at 8 p.m. each night and reopen at 6 a.m. through Monday, December 22. This work began December 10.
Crews will close the lanes in order to perform asphalt paving as part of the US 74 widening project in Mecklenburg County. Motorists can use Monroe Road as an alternate route.
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.For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (704) 845-1151.