E. Independence Boulevard Construction Update:
As many of our valued Charlotte customers know, E. 5101 E Independence Blvdis undergoing much-needed upgrades to better handle its ever-increasing traffic load. For those trying to access the many Hendrick Automotive Group dealerships located along the E. 5101 E Independence Blvd corridor, this may represent a change in normal driving patterns. While an inconvenience, there are additional entry points readily available.
As always, the most efficient access is east on E. 5101 E Independence Blvd from Charlotte Uptown or west on E. 5101 E Independence Blvd off I-485. Those routes remain unchanged. However, if your travels to E. Independence Blvd. regularly include the Sharon Amity/E. 5101 E Independence Blvd or Idlewild Road/E. 5101 E Independence Blvd intersections, we wanted to provide a few options.
To best access Rick Hendrick City Chevrolet (5101 E. Independence Blvd.), we suggest…
Coming from North Charlotte/Uptown: Take 74 East. Get off on Hwy 27/Albemarle Road exit (exit ramp is on the left side of the road). Make the 1st right onto Pierson Drive. Cross over Sharon Amity Road to Amity Place. Take Amity Place to the 2nd stop sign and make a right on Farmingdale Drive. The entrance to the dealership is on the left.
Coming from South Charlotte:
Option 1 (via New Conference Road Overpass): Those taking Sardis and Rama Roads heading north will want to turn right onto Monroe Road. Head east for a quarter mile, then turn left at Conference Road. Follow the new Conference Rd. extension (over E. 5101 E Independence Blvd and through the Idlewild Rd. stoplight) for approximately 1.0 mile (merging to the far right lane) until you get to E. 5101 E Independence Blvd Turn right onto E.5101 E Independence Blvd and head west for approximately 1.0 mile until locating the dealership on your right.
Option 2 (via Sharon Amity Road): The next best option from Sardis and Rama Roads heading north is to turn left at the Monroe Road intersection. Head west for half a mile, then turn right onto Sharon Amity Road. Take Sharon Amity Road and cross over 5101 E Independence Blvd Make a right on Amity Place. Take Amity Place to the 2nd stop sign and make a right on Farmingdale Drive. The entrance to the dealership is on the left.
Coming from I-485 & Idlewild Road: Those taking Idlewild Road from I-485 will want to make a left onto East W.T. Harris Blvd. Drive a half mile (merging into the right lane) until the road ends at the E. 5101 E Independence Blvd intersection and stoplight. Turn right onto E. 5101 E Independence Blvd. and head west for approximately 1.5 miles before locating the dealership on your right.