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Road Closure: Hilliard Drive

Communicated: April 14, 2014
Closure dates: April 21, 2014 to April 23, 2014

The 2600 block of Hilliard Drive between Jeff Street and Flamingo Avenue will close Monday, April 21 at 7 a.m. and will reopen Wednesday, April 23 at 5 p.m.  This closure is necessary to replace a storm water pipe for the Shamrock Gardens Neighborhood Improvement Project. Motorists should detour using Flamingo Avenue, Palm Avenue, Airlie Street and Shamrock Drive.  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 Tsakala Nziuki, Engineering and Property Management, at 704-634-2936 or Bill Greentaner, CDOT, at 704-336-7308.

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

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