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Charlotte Traffic Alerts
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
Congestion on I-85 In Charlotte
Expect major delays in this area during the posted times. Consider using alternate routes Monday thru Fridays.
Start: October 24, 2014, 8:30 pm / End:December 1, 2014, 12:00 am / Updated: October 24, 2014, 9:53 pm
77
Congestion on I-77 In Charlotte
Expect evening congestion Monday thru Friday in this area
Start: October 1, 2014, 8:45 pm / End:December 1, 2014, 12:00 am / Updated: October 30, 2014, 10:09 pm
77
Congestion on I-77 Near Huntersville
Be prepared for evening congestion and possible major delays Monday thru Friday during the posted hours. Consider using alternate travel routes.
Start: October 30, 2014, 8:30 pm / End:December 1, 2014, 12:15 am / Updated: October 30, 2014, 10:08 pm
485
Congestion on I-485 Near Pineville
Expect evening congestion Monday thru Friday in this area. Consider using alternate routes during the posted times.
Start: October 1, 2014, 8:30 pm / End:December 1, 2014, 12:00 am / Updated: November 5, 2014, 9:47 pm
485
Shoulder Closed on I-485 In Charlotte
Guardrail repair taking place in the median.
Start: November 24, 2014, 1:00 am / End:November 24, 2014, 4:00 am / Updated: November 21, 2014, 7:46 pm
485
Lane Narrowed on I-485 In Charlotte
Guardrail repair taking place on the ramp from Providence Rd to I-485 inner loop, exit 57 on-ramp.
Start: November 24, 2014, 3:00 am / End:November 24, 2014, 6:00 am / Updated: November 21, 2014, 7:49 pm
485
Lane Closed on I-485 Near Charlotte
The contractor will have a lane closure on the outer loop from Sugar Creek to Westinghouse Boulevard for night time bridge construction. The contracto will also have lane closures both directions of Johnston Road for night time paving operations. All work is weather permitting.
Start: November 24, 2014, 2:00 am / End:November 24, 2014, 11:00 am / Updated: November 22, 2014, 8:55 pm


 
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