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Interstate 277 Ramp Closures Set For This Week

​CHARLOTTE – N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews will continue a $16.3 million project to improve 22 bridges along Interstate 277, requiring several ramp closures this week. ​​​

Starting tonight, crews will close ramps from the outer loop to U.S. 74 East and Kenilworth Avenue, and from East Fourth and Stonewall Streets to the outer loop. The closures will be in place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night through Thursday morning. ​​

At 10 p.m. Thursday, crews will close inbound lanes from Wilkinson Boulevard to the outer loop, as well as ramps from I-77 South to the outer loop (exit 9B) and from the outer loop to I-77 North (exit 1C). The closures will wrap up by 6 a.m. Friday, closing again from 10 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, June 8.​

All the work is weather dependent and subject to change. Detour information will be online at under Mecklenburg County.​​

Drivers need to use caution and slow down while going through the work zones and detour routes. ​

For real-time travel information, visit or follow NCDOT on social media.


6/1/2020 4:00 PM