Roads near CLT Airport to be closed completely for short periods due to Trump's visit

- Some roads, particularly those near the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport and Carmel Country Club, will be closed completely Friday for short periods between noon and 6 p.m. while President Trump is in Charlotte, according to police. 

Significant delays can be expected on Billy Graham Parkway, Interstate-77, and in south Charlotte in the Johnston Road and Carmel Road areas.

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According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, drivers headed to or from the airport are asked to avoid Billy Graham Parkway. "It is recommended that drivers access the airport via Little Rock Road, Interstate-85 or northbound Interstate-485 to Wilkinson Blvd," police said. 

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