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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 the ongoing project to improve the roadway and 22 bridges along I-277.

Starting tonight, ramp closures will be in place this week, scheduled from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., continuing through Friday morning:

  •        U.S. 74 West to the inner loop
  •        The inner loop to U.S. 74 East
  •        12th Street to the inner loop
  •        11th Street to the inner loop
​​Over the weekend, these ramps will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17:

  •         U.S. 74 West to the inner loop
  •         The outer loop to U.S. 74 East
  •         The outer loop to U.S. 74 West

  •        The outer loop to College Street
The project is anticipated to wrap up this summer.

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.


2/10/2020 10:59 AM