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Intersection Closure: Caldwell Street and East Trade Street September 2, 2014
Communicated: August 28, 2014
Closure date: September 2, 2014
 
Upcoming CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 1 Road Closure
 
Charlotte, N.C.— Due to CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 1 construction, the following roads will be impacted.
 
NEW Intersection Closure: Caldwell Street and East Trade Street
  • As part of Stage 3 of the Gold Line construction, this intersection will close Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at 9 a.m. and will remain closed through late October.
  • Detour is Davidson Street, East Fourth Street, College Street and East Fifth Street (shown in blue and green below).
  • This closure is necessary to accommodate rail installation in the intersection.
  • The 300 and 400 blocks of East Trade Street between College Street and Caldwell Street will remain closed to through traffic through late October.
Motorists should allow for additional commute time and use alternate routes.  Please refer to the above detour map.
 
Local access will be maintained.
 
CATS will be affected.
 
Questions?
For more information about the CityLYNX Gold Line – Phase 1 construction, contact Tonia Wimberly, Engineering and Property Management, at 704-353-1931 or visit CharlotteFuture.com.
  
For additional information about this closure, contact Jimmy Rhyne, CDOT, at 704-336-3905 or jrhyne@charlottenc.gov or Troy Baker, CDOT, at 704-309-9629 or tlbaker@charlottenc.gov. For information about CDOT, contact Judy Dellert-O’Keef, CDOT Community Engagement, at 704-432-0105 or jdellert-okeef@charlottenc.gov.
 
Intersection Closure: Caldwell Street and East Trade Street September 2, 2014

Weather and unforeseen circumstances occasionally prevent work from being completed as scheduled, and make it unsafe to reopen lanes or streets when planned. When this occurs, City traffic engineers work directly with other City staff and contractors to resolve the situation as quickly as possible and reduce impacts to the traveling public.
 
Pedestrians walking near work zone areas should be alert, cautious and allow extra traveling time. It is advised they cross at signalized intersections, use pedestrian walk signals where available and abide by detour signage.
 
Motorists traveling through work zone areas should be alert and extra cautious. Drivers should get in the correct lane well in advance and constantly be on the lookout for vehicles merging into adjacent travel lanes as they approach a work zone. Drivers should double their following distance.
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Construction for the CityLYNX Gold Line - Phase 1 (formerly the "Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project") began in December 2012. Updates will continue to be shared with affected businesses, Notify Me subscribers and on CharlotteFuture.com.