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Intersection Closure: Graham Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
​Communicated:  July 2, 2013
Closure dates:  July 01, 2013 through July 07, 2013
 
Graham Street at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard closed Monday, July 01 at 9:00 a.m. and will remain closed through July 07, 2013. This closure is necessary for sanitary sewer work associated with the BB&T Knight Stadium construction. Motorists should detour using Fourth Street and Mint Street. 
 
Local access to residences will be maintained.
 
CATS bus routes 61X and 62X 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.
 
Questions?
 
For additional information about this closure, contact Jimmy Rhyne, CDOT, at 704-336-3905 or at jrhyne@charlottenc.gov or Troy Baker, CDOT at 704-309-9629 or at tlbaker@charlottenc.gov
 
For more information about CDOT, contact Linda Durrett, CDOT Communications and Public Relations Manager at 704-336-3902 or at ldurrett@charlottenc.gov.
 
Detour for Graham Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard 7/1 to 7/7.