• I-85 closed in University area

    By: Jamie Bowers


    I-85 northbound in the University area will be closed for several nights beginning Thursday, November 29th as NCDOT contractors tear down the old Mallard Creek Rd. overpass.

    I-85 northbound will be closed at I-485/Exit 48 on the following dates:

    • Thursday, November 29th at 10 p.m. through Friday, November 30th at 5 a.m.
    • Friday, November 30th at 10 p.m. through Saturday, December 1st at 5 a.m.
    • Saturday, December 1st at 10 p.m. through Sunday, December 2nd at 5 a.m.
    • Monday, December 3rd at 10 p.m. through Tuesday, December 4th at 5 a.m.
    • Tuesday, December 4th at 10 p.m. through Wednesday, December 5th at 5 a.m.


    Use I-485 outer loop/Exit 48 to North Tryon St./Exit 32 (turn left) to Bruton Smith Blvd. (turn left) to I-85 North as an alternate route.

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