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 and each night
this week, crews will close the ramp from U.S. 74 West to the outer loop. The closures
will be in place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Friday morning.
This weekend, the above
ramp will close again, as well as the ramp from the outer loop to U.S. 74 East.
The closures will start at 9 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, April 6.
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
For real-time travel
information, visit DriveNC.gov or follow NCDOT on social media.