September plans for I-77 Express Lanes project revealed

Officials said progress on the I-77 Express Lanes continues and is on track to help make travel easier in the Charlotte and Lake Norman region. 

Here is a look at the construction activities planned for September: 

  • Grading operations continue from just north of Exit 33 (Hwy. 21) to Exit 36 (Plaza Dr.) in Morresville
  • Construction workers are actively working on aggregate base course (ABC) placement between just north of Exit 23 and the Stumptown Rd. overpass in Huntersville. 
  • Soil stabilization activities are occurring just south of Exit 25 in Huntersville. Drainage work is progressing northward from Exit 25 to Exit 28 in Cornelius. 
  • Geotechnical activities such as soil sampling continue in the south segment of the project between the I-85/I-77 interchange and the I-77/Brookeshire Blvd./I-277 interchange in Charlotte

Officials said a variety of bid opportunities are available for interested companies. Folks may visit HERE and click on the contract opportunities tab for details.