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Road Closure: 18th Street 8/11/14 to 1/7/15
​Charlotte Department of Transportation
Road Closure Notice
                           
East 18th Street
Communicated: July 29, 2014
Closure dates: August 11, 2014 – January 7, 2015
                                                     
The 600 block of East 18th Street between North Davidson Street and North Alexander Street will close to all traffic on Monday August 11, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. and reopen Wednesday January 7, 2015. This closure is to perform preservation work on Little Sugar Creek bridge. Motorists should detour using Davidson Street, Parkwood Avenue, and North McDowell Street. Pedestrians should detour using Davidson Street , East 17th Street, and North Alexander Street. (shown in on map below).
 
Local access will be maintained.
 
CATS bus routes 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.

Questions?
 
For additional information about this closure, contact Gus Jordi, CDOT, at 704-336-7086 or gjordi@charlottenc.gov
 
For more information about CDOT, contact Doreen Szymanski, Public Service & Communications Division Manager, 704-336-7527, (dszymanski@charlotteNC.gov)
 
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