• Construction to pick back up on I-277, closing lanes

    By: Mark Taylor


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Transportation said crews will begin installing barrier walls again Tuesday on the Outer Loop of Interstate 277.

    [PAST COVERAGE: Construction, delays to continue along I-277 for weeks]

    It’s part of work on bridge joints that cross over Morehead Street, Mint Street and the railroad tracks.

    Officials said the lane reductions on Interstate 277 will begin at 9 p.m. Tuesday and will be shifted later in the week to continue work between Church Street and South Boulevard.

    [PAST COVERAGE: Project to improve bridges along I-277 forces detour in west Charlotte]

    Watch the video at the top of the page as Traffic Team 9’s Mark Taylor analyzes the impact on drivers and alternate routes.

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