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Charlotte Traffic Alerts
74
Lanes Closed on US-74 In Charlotte
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will be closing the inside two lanes of East bound Independence Boulevard from Sharon Amity Road to Idlewild Road. These lane closures will begin at 11:00 pm this evening January 29, 2015 and will be in place until 6:00 am the next morning. These lane closures are necessary to continue bridge construction of the Idlewild Road bridge over US 74 as part of the US 74 widening project in Charlotte. The Department asks motorists to slow down and watch for work zone signs.
Start: January 30, 2015, 4:00 am / End:January 30, 2015, 11:00 am / Updated: January 30, 2015, 1:31 am
27
Lane Closed on NC-27 In Charlotte
E. Morehead Street Southbound Turn Lane will be closed at Oriole Street to construct a storm sewer. Oriole Street will be closed at Morehead. City of Charlotte Project.
Start: November 10, 2014, 2:00 pm / End:February 15, 2016, 10:00 pm / Updated: November 6, 2014, 9:54 pm
85
Moving Closure on I-85 In Charlotte
Roadway sweeping taking place in the right lane.
Start: January 30, 2015, 2:00 am / End:January 30, 2015, 11:00 am / Updated: January 29, 2015, 8:19 pm
77
Congestion on I-77 In Huntersville
Weekday morning congestion between Catawba Avenue (Exit 30) and Gilead Road (Exit 23)
Start: January 5, 2015, 12:00 pm / End:February 27, 2015, 2:00 pm / Updated: January 5, 2015, 12:28 pm
77
Congestion on I-77 In Charlotte
Expect delays in the area Monday thru Friday during the posted times. Consider using alternate routes.
Start: December 15, 2014, 9:00 pm / End:February 1, 2015, 12:00 am / Updated: December 15, 2014, 8:36 pm
77
Shoulder Closed on I-77 Near Charlotte
Moving Shoulder Closure to perform Survey work
Start: January 30, 2015, 2:00 pm / End:January 30, 2015, 9:00 pm / Updated: January 29, 2015, 6:19 pm


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