Inbound Sardis Road near Highway 51 is closed until 6 a.m. Friday for a water main repair, Charlotte Water said Thursday.
Crews are repairing a leak in the inbound lane of Sardis near Highway 51, and motorists should use such alternates as Independence Boulevard and Providence Road.
Backups are expected at the intersection during Thursday afternoon rush hour.
Outbound lanes on Sardis are being used for one inbound lane and one outbound lane during the work, Charlotte Water officials said.
No left turns are allowed during the work from Sardis onto Highway 51.
The right turn lane from Highway 51 onto Sardis will be closed, but drivers will be able to turn right from the through lane.