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Interstate 277 Lane & Ramp Closures Affect Traffic This Week

​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 lane closures on the outer loop tonight and Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. while crews remove the friction course layer from the road to perform bridge repairs.

Ramp closures will resume Wednesday night in the following areas:

  • Wednesday – from the outer loop to North Tryon Street and from Caldwell Street to the outer loop
  • Thursday – from Church and West Twelfth streets to the outer loop
  • Friday – direct connect ramp from I-77 South express lanes to the inner loop

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

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4/25/2022 2:40 PM