N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews have scheduled two
ramp 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 ramps from U.S. 74 West to the outer loop and
from the outer loop to U.S. 74 East. The closures will be in place from 9 p.m.
to 6 a.m. through Friday morning.
The same ramps will close
this weekend from 9 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, April 13.
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.