CHARLOTTE – N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews are resuming several ramp closures this week on Interstate 277 to continue roadway and bridge improvements along the corridor.
Starting tonight, crews will close the ramp from I-77 North to U.S. 74 West (exit 9C), the ramp from the inner loop to I-77 South (exit 1B), and the ramp from the inner loop to Freedom Drive (exit 1A). The closures will be in place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., continuing each night until Friday morning.
Beginning Friday at 9 p.m., crews will close the ramp from the inner loop to Freedom Drive (exit 1A), the ramp from the inner loop to I-77 North (exit 1C), and the ramp from Church Street to the inner loop.
The ramps will reopen no later than 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, prior to that night’s Atlantic Coast Conference football championship game at Bank of America Stadium. The ramps will close again from 9 a.m. Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9.
All the work is weather permitting and subject to change. Detour information will be online at DriveNC.gov under Mecklenburg County.
Drivers need to slow down and use extra caution while going through the work zones and the detour routes. They also need to pay extra attention to the road for their own safety, as well as any passengers, occupants of other vehicles and the construction crews in the area.