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Road Closure Update: Morningside Drive 07/14/14 to 08/07/14

​Charlotte Department of Transportation
Road Closure Update - Cancelation
                           
Morningside Drive

 
Communicated: July 9, 2014
Closure dates: July 14, 2014 to August 7, 2014 
 
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Morningside Drive road closure has been postponed until further notice.  An update will be sent when it is rescheduled.   
                                                     
Morningside Drive between Commonwealth Avenue and Ivey Drive will close on Monday July 14, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. and will remain closed through August 7, 2014.  This closure is necessary for construction of the Briar Creek Relief Sewer Phase 2.  Motorists may use Commonwealth Ave to The Plaza to Central Ave or Commonwealth Ave to Briar Creek to Central Ave as the detour routes.  See map below.
 
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.
 
Questions?
 
For additional information about this closure, contact Angela Berry at 704-432-5259 or at aberry@charlottenc.gov.
For more information about CDOT, contact Doreen Szymanski, Public Service & Communications Division Manager, 704-336-7527 or dszymanski@charlottenc.gov
 Detour route for road closure on Morningside Drive on July 14, 2014.