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NCDOT will Temporarily Close N.C. 51 in Mecklenburg County Tonight

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation plans to close N.C. 51 at I-485 in Pineville from midnight to 5 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 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 setting bridge girders over N.C. 51, requiring one lane to be closed on the I-485 Outer Loop. A signed detour will take motorists around the work zone along N.C. 51, Park Road and Carolina Place Parkway.

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

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


2/15/2018 5:24 PM