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Interstate 277 Lane & Ramp Closures Start Tonight

​CHARLOTTE – Tonight, N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews will continue a $26 million project to improve bridges along 1.3 miles of Interstate 277 between Tenth Street and I-77.

Drivers should stay alert for double lane closures within the project limits from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night through Saturday morning, April 23. Several ramps will also close on various nights in the same time frame:

  • From the inner loop to Graham, Church, and College streets
  • Entrance ramps from Caldwell, Graham, and Tenth streets to the outer loop

The project consists of rehabilitation work like deck repairs, substructure improvements, and painting the following bridges:


  • On I-277/U.S. 74 over I-77
  • On East Twelfth Street over North Tryon Street
  • On I-277/N.C. 16 over the following roads:
    • Charlotte Area Transit Light Rail
    • North College Street
    • North Tryon Street
    • North Church Street
    • U.S. 29/N.C. 49 (Graham Street),
    • N.C. Factory Music Boulevard and
    • Johnson Street, including the CSX and Norfolk Southern Railroads

Weather conditions may impact the closure schedule. Detour information will be online at under Mecklenburg County.

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


4/18/2022 2:40 PM