CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the exit ramp from I-85 South to N.C. 73 (Exit 55) in Concord from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, weather permitting.
During the closure, crews will continue concrete paving operations associated with the $125.2 million I-85 widening project. Signed detours will be posted for motorists.
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 www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter at www.ncdot.gov/travel/twitter. Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type “m.ncdot.gov” 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) 983-4171.