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 Interstate 277.
Starting tonight, crews will close the ramps from East 5th Street to U.S. 74 East, from North Brevard Street to the inner loop, and from 12th Street to the outer loop. The closures will be in place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday and will take place nightly this week through 6 a.m. Friday.
Also, on Wednesday and Thursday nights, the ramp from U.S. 74 West to the outer loop will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
This weekend, crews will close the ramps from East 5th Street to U.S. 74 East and from U.S. 74 West to the outer loop. The closures will be in place from 9 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, March 16.
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.
For real-time travel information, visit DriveNC.gov or follow NCDOT on social media.