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Interstate 277 Ramp Closures Resume Tonight

CHARLOTTE – Starting tonight, 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. ​​

Crews will close ramps from the outer loop to Kenilworth Avenue and U.S. 74 West, and from Stonewall Street to the outer loop from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday.  These closures will be in place 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), from the outer loop to I-77 North (exit 1C), and from Clarkson Street to the outer loop. 

The closures will wrap up by 6 a.m. Friday and will close again from 10 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, June 29.​​

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.​


6/22/2020 1:30 PM