CHARLOTTE, NC — Officials will close Billy Graham Parkway in both directions between South Tryon Street (N.C. 49) and Tyvola Road at 9 p.m. Thursday, March 1, until funeral activities at the Billy Graham Library conclude Friday afternoon. This closure was previously announced to begin after midnight Friday.
Motorists traveling east on Billy Graham Parkway will be detoured to Tyvola Road, turning left on South Tryon Street, then back to Woodlawn Road/Billy Graham Parkway.
Motorists traveling west on Woodlawn Road/Billy Graham Parkway will be detoured left onto South Tryon Street, turning right on Tyvola Road, then back to Billy Graham Parkway.
Drivers heading to Charlotte Douglas International Airport should use these alternate routes:
- From I-77 south of Charlotte, take the I-485 Inner Loop (Exit 1) to Wilkinson Boulevard (Exit 9), continuing east to Josh Birmingham Parkway
- From I-85, take Little Rock Road (Exit 32), continuing south to Josh Birmingham Parkway.
NCDOT will use portable message boards to alert motorists of the detours and overhead message signs advising of the alternate routes.
The partial closure of Billy Graham Parkway will then continue on Friday, March 2nd.
Billy Graham Parkway in both directions between South Tryon Street (N.C. 49) and Tyvola Road will remain closed until funeral activities at the Billy Graham Library conclude Friday afternoon.
Refer to the maps above for Billy Graham Parkway detours and alternate routes for Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
For more information and details, visit the City of Charlotte website by clicking here.