Major delays on I-85 in Concord

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Major delays are expected on I-85 South in Concord on Friday night and Saturday night due to a traffic shift.  On Friday night, NCDOT will close the right lane of I-85 South between Highway 73/Exit 55 and Kannapolis Parkway/Exit 54 from 9 p.m. through 6 a.m.  On Saturday night, NCDOT will close the right lane between Kannapolis Parkway/Exit 54 and Poplar Tent Rd./Exit 52 from 9 p.m. through 6 a.m.  Use Highway 29 as an alternate route between Concord and Charlotte.  Local traffic can use Odell School Rd. as an alternate route between Highway 73 and Poplar Tent Rd.