DOT crews ready to reopen Wilkinson Blvd, Mt. Holly-Huntersville - WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC

DOT crews ready to reopen Wilkinson Blvd, Mt. Holly-Huntersville Rd to traffic

Posted: Updated:
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

The NC Department of Transportation is making progress on repairs to sections of Wilkinson Boulevard and Mount Holly-Huntersville Road in Charlotte after recent heavy rain caused washouts under each roadway.

Crews anticipate completing repairs at both locations Friday afternoon weather permitting.

Wilkinson is expected to open at 5 p.m. and Mount Holly-Huntersville Road later Friday evening.

 There are signed detours for motorists around both closures:

  • Wilkinson Boulevard: Eastbound traffic will be detoured from Wilkinson Boulevard to Old Dowd Road to Sam Wilson Road back to Wilkinson Boulevard;
  • Mount Holly-Huntersville Road: Traffic will be detoured from Mount Holly-Huntersville Road to Hambright Road to McCoy Road to Beatties Ford Road back to Mount Holly-Huntersville Road

 Motorists are advised to avoid these areas and not attempt to drive around barricades for their safety.

Copyright 2013 WBTV. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow