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Permanent Road Closure: Ranier Avenue

​Communicated: January 21, 2014
Closure date: January 27, 2014

The 400 block of Ranier Avenue between East Seventh Street and Weddington Avenue will permanently close on Monday, January 27 at 9 a.m.  This closure is necessary for area development.

Motorists can access Ranier Avenue by using a newly constructed portion of Bascom Street between East Seventh Street and Weddington Avenue.

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 at 704-432-1562 or

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

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