NCDOT will Close Two Lanes on U.S. 74 East in Charlotte Sunday Night Friday, December 07, 2012



CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will close two of three lanes on Independence Boulevard (U.S. 74) East near the Pecan Avenue overpass from 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, until 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, weather permitting. The lane closures are necessary for bridge maintenance operations.


Crews will continue maintenance work each night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Thursday morning, Dec. 13.


To avoid delays, motorists can take Central Avenue or Monroe Road as alternate routes.


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 Bridge Maintenance office at (704) 283-6913.



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