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I-277 Improvements Continue This Week with Ramp Closures

CHARLOTTE – N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews have scheduled several closures this week as part of a $16.3 million project to improve the roadway and 22 bridges along I-277.​​

Starting tonight at 9, crews will close the ramp from 11th Street to the inner loop, and the ramp from the inner loop to Fourth Street, opening by 6 a.m. Tuesday. The closures will continue each night this week until 6 a.m. Friday.​​​

On Wednesday night, the ramp from U.S. 74 West to East Sixth Street will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday.​​

  • Several ramp closures will be in place over the weekend, beginning Friday at 9 p.m.:
  •  the ramp from the outer loop to Carson Boulevard;
  •  the ramp from the inner loop to Fourth Street ;
  •  ​the ramp from Fourth Street to the inner loop; and
  •  the offramp from U.S. 74 West to E 6th Street​​​

These closures will be in place until 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3. ​​

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.


1/27/2020 3:27 PM