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Road closures start this weekend for Republican National Convention


Several roads and ramps in Charlotte will be closed for the Republican National Convention. The closures will begin at 6:00 am on Sunday, August 23, and runs through Tuesday, August 25.

According to a Tweet from the RNC Security, the following roads and offramp will be closed:

  • Southbound Interstate 277 exit ramp onto South College Street;
  • South College Street between West Morehead Street and East Hill Street;
  • South College Street between the Westin Hotel and Third Street;
  • South Brevard Street between East Stonewall Street and Third Street;
  • East Stonewall Street between the Harvey Gant Building and South Caldwell Street;
  • East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, from the middle of the block between South Tryon Street and South College Street and South Caldwell Street; and
  • All alleyways and internal roadways within the above defined area.
Security Restriction Map

The areas listed above, as well as other areas around the convention center, will be posted with “Emergency No Parking” signage beginning Friday, Aug. 21.

Interstate 277 will remain open in both directions.

In addition to the closures, trucks making deliveries to the Convention Center will go through checkpoints. Drivers should expect to have their trucks thoroughly inspected.


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