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NCDOT Will Temporarily Close Westinghouse Boulevard In Charlotte

Work is in conjunction with I-485 widening project

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation plans to close Westinghouse Boulevard under I-485 in Charlotte from 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, until 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, weather permitting. The work is part of the $83.3 million I-485 widening project to add one lane in each direction between I-77 and Rea Road.

During the closure, crews will be continuing bridgework operations, requiring a detour for traffic. Motorists will follow Westinghouse Boulevard to Nations Ford Road to Hebron Street to South Boulevard back to Westinghouse Boulevard. The closures are scheduled to continue from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 27.

NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit. Know before you go by calling 511, the department's free travel information line, or get real-time travel information online. NCDOT also offers travel information for motorists and ferry passengers on Twitter. For more information on how to get travel information, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel.

For more information, please call the resident engineer at (704) 289-1330.

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2/15/2018 5:24 PM

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