Charlotte - A series of nighttime ramp closures are scheduled to take place later this week on Independence Boulevard near Sharon Amity Road and Charleston Drive in Charlotte. The closures are needed to place the final asphalt surface on the ramps.
The three nightly closures will be in place Thursday night through Saturday night, July 13 to 15, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
The Thursday night closure will involve the eastbound Independence Boulevard ramp to Sharon Amity Road, and the ramp for Sharon Amity Road to eastbound Independence Boulevard.
Work on Friday night will shift to Charleston Drive from Sharon Amity Road to the tie-in at Independence Boulevard.
On Saturday night, the closure will be the westbound Independence Boulevard ramp to Sharon Amity Road, and the ramp from Sharon Amity Road to westbound Independence Boulevard.
Most of the traffic will be directed to the next available exit.
Transportation officials urge travelers to follow the detour routes and use caution throughout the closures.