CHARLOTTE – N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews will close several ramps 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 ramps from U.S. 74 West to the outer loop, from the outer loop to U.S. 74 East, and from East Fourth Street to the outer loop. These closures will be in place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night this week, ending Friday morning.
This weekend, the ramp from the outer loop to U.S. 74 East and from East Fourth Street to the outer loop will close again at 9 p.m. Friday, opening by 6 a.m. Monday, April 20.
All the work is weather dependent 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.