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Intersection Closure: Central Avenue and North Sharon Amity Road
​Central Avenue and North Sharon Amity Road
Communicated: July 16, 2014
Closure dates: July 25, 2014 to July 28, 2014 
The eastbound through lanes of Central Avenue at North Sharon Amity Road will close beginning Friday July 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. through Monday July 28, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.  Motorists will be directed to turn north or south (left or right) onto North Sharon Amity Road.
During this same period, northbound North Sharon Amity Road at Central Avenue will be reduced to one lane and motorists will be prohibited from turning left onto westbound Central Avenue.  Westbound Central Avenue at North Sharon Amity Road will also be reduced to one lane with no left turns onto southbound North Sharon Amity Road.
This closure is necessary for replacement of a sanitary sewer line.  Motorists should utilize alternate routes to avoid heavy congestion.
Local access will be maintained.
CATS WILL be affected.
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.
For additional information about this closure, contact Angela Berry at 704-432-5259 or at
For more information about CDOT, contact Doreen Szymanski, Public Service & Communications Division Manager, 704-336-7527 or

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