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Road Closure: Hillside Avenue

Communicated: December 18, 2013
Closure date: December 26, 2013 to January 5, 2014

Hillside Avenue between Westfield Road and Willow Oak Road will close Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 9 a.m. and will reopen Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 4 p.m. This closure is necessary for utility work. The detour will use Westfield Road, Jameston Drive, Princeton Avenue and Willow Oak Road.

Local access 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 Bob Staley, CDOT, at 704-432-1562 or

For more information about CDOT, contact Linda Durrett, CDOT Communications and Public Relations Manager at 704-336-3902 or


Detour for Hillside Avenue.