NCDOT to close a section of Hood Road in Mecklenburg County for bridge replacement Monday, July 16, 2012

CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a section of Hood Road in Charlotte to replace the bridge over Reedy Creek beginning Monday, July 30, weather permitting.


The $602,000 contract was awarded to Dane Construction of Mooresville to remove the existing bridge and substructure, build up the shoulders on the approaches to the bridge, and install guardrail.


Traffic will be detoured around the project from Hood Road to Plaza Road Extension to Harris Boulevard to Robinson Church Road back to Hood Road. The project is scheduled to be completed November 26.


NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.


For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit or follow NCDOT on Twitter at Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type “” into the browser of your smartphone. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.


For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (704) 847-5006.



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