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South Boulevard at I-277/U.S. 74 - Charlotte, NC

Scene of I-277/U.S. 74 looking northwest toward Bank of America Stadium from the South Boulevard overpass near Downtown Charlotte. 05/26/19


Interstate 277 loops 4.46 miles east from I-77/U.S. 21 around the Charlotte central business district along the Berkshire and Belk Freeways. N.C. 16 overlaps with the inner belt freeway for 2.47 miles from I-77/U.S. 21 at Greenville southeast to the couplet of E 3rd/4th Streets. U.S. 74 accompanies I-277 along the southern half of the loop for 2.36 miles east from I-77/U.S. 21 and Wilkinson Boulevard at Biddleville to Independence Boulevard. 2017 traffic counts recorded by NCDOT along I-277 top out at 132,000 vehicles per day.

Interstate 277 North Carolina Guides

Interstate 277 Scenes
U.S. 29/NC 49 (Graham Street) northbound at the Brookshire Freeway. A loop ramp follows for I-277/NC 16 north ahead of 12th Street. Photo taken 12/08/99.
Brevard Street travels south within the Second Ward of Downtown between Trade and Stonewall Streets. South Boulevard connects to I-277/U.S. 74 one block to the east. Photo taken 05/26/19.
Older signs affixed to the Morehead Street (NC 27) overpass direct motorists along South Boulevard to the John Belk Freeway (I-277/U.S. 74). Photo taken 05/26/19.
South Boulevard enters the Second Ward of Downtown Charlotte at the crossing with I-277/U.S. 74. A ramp from South Boulevard ties into westbound I-277 ahead of its southern conclusion with I-77/U.S. 21. Photo taken 05/26/19.
Caldwell Street ties into South Boulevard at the ensuing traffic light with Stonewall Street ahead of I-277/U.S. 74 (John Belk Freeway). Photo taken 05/26/19.
South Boulevard connects with the ramp to I-277/U.S. 74 east ahead of the overpass for NC 27 (Morehead Street). Photo taken 05/26/19.



Photo Credits:

12/08/99, 05/26/19 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 77
U.S. 29
U.S. 74
Highway 16

Page Updated 07-10-2020.

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