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​Communicated:  August 7, 2013
Closure dates: August 12, 2013 to August 28, 2013

The 800 block of Colorado Avenue between Graham Street and Bancroft Street will close on Monday, August 12 at 7 a.m. and will reopen on Wednesday, August 28 at 5 p.m.  The contractor will be conducting storm water work.  Motorists should detour using Graham Street, Norris Avenue, Ennis Avenue and Bancroft Street.  The road will be closed to all through traffic for the period above. 

Local access to residences will be maintained.

CATS will not 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 Dan Neal, Engineering and Property Management, at 704-634-9213 or Bill Greentaner, CDOT, at 704-336-7308.

For more information about CDOT, contact Nicole Ramsey, CDOT Communications Assistant, at 704-336-3870 or at

Detour for Colorado Avenue 8/12 to 8/28.