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Nightly Ramp, Lane Closures Scheduled This Week During Bridge Repair

Charlotte - Routine bridge repair work will necessitate lane and ramp closures each night from tonight through Thursday.

The N.C. Department of Transportation will close the ramp from I-277 Exit 1B to I-77 South tonight, Tuesday night, Wednesday night and Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. The stretch of road from the Exit 9 collector road to I-77 South will also be closed during this same time.

Traffic will be require to take Exit 9A (West Boulevard). Traffic needing to access I-77 South will take I-77 North to Exit 9B (I-277 Outer) and Exit 5B to I-77 South.

Also during this time, two right lanes will be closed in the same area of Exit 9 on I-77 South. This is all due to bridge repairs on the I-77 South bridge over West Boulevard.

For real-time travel information, call 511, visit the Traveler Services section of or follow NCDOT on Twitter.

Road, bridge, and other transportation improvement projects like this one are currently underway across the state as part of Governor McCrory's 25-Year Transportation Vision to enhance travel safety and to better connect North Carolinians to jobs, education, healthcare and recreation opportunities.

New transportation projects in the state's current 10-year plan are funded through the Strategic Mobility Formula, a new way of more efficiently investing transportation dollars by using a data-driven scoring process along with local input to fund more projects and create more jobs. The new mobility formula was passed into law in 2013 under Governor McCrory's leadership.


2/19/2018 7:49 AM