• Construction to begin as part of I-485 express lane project in south Charlotte

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Construction on a project that will have a big impact on south Charlotte will begin this weekend.

    [RELATED: Major changes coming to southern stretch of I-485]

    Crews will start installing barrier walls as part of the $346 million contract to build an express lane along Interstate 485.

    [RELATED: Contract awarded for toll lanes on I-485 in south Charlotte]

    The work will take place overnight for about two weeks starting Sunday at 9 p.m.

    >> Watch the video above as Channel 9’s Anthony Kustura breaks down the construction to come and what it will mean for drivers.

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