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I-277 Improvements Continue This Week

CHARLOTTE – N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews are continuing their series of ramp closures as part of a $16.3 million project to improve the roadway and 22 bridges along I-277.​​

Beginning tonight at 9 p.m., crews will close the ramp from the outer loop to Carson Boulevard (exit 1D) until 6 a.m. Friday. ​​Other ramps will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13:

  •  The ramp from the outer loop to Carson Boulevard;
  •  The ramp from the inner loop to Fourth Street (exit 2A);
  •  the ramp from Fourth Street to the inner loop;
  •  the ramp from the inner loop to South Boulevard (exit 1E); and
  • the ramp from South Boulevard to the inner loop.
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All the work is weather permitting and subject to change. Detour information will be online at 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.​

For real-time travel information, visit or follow NCDOT on social media.


1/9/2020 3:00 PM