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Light Rail Crossing Closure: Remount Road and New Bern Street
Date Communicated: July 19, 2013
Closure dates: July 24, 2013 to July 26, 2013, 1:00 to 5:00 a.m. daily
The Light Rail crossings on Remount Road and New Bern Street will close from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily beginning Wednesday, July 24 through Friday, July 26. This closure is necessary for light rail grade crossing testing on Poindexter Drive. Motorists wishing to travel from South Tryon Street to South Boulevard may use South Tryon Street, Clanton Road and South Boulevard (shown in blue below).  
Access to residences will be maintained.
CATS will not be affected.
Please note that 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.
For additional information about this closure, contact Dave Christopher, CDOT, at 704-336-3889 or at
For more information about CDOT, contact Nicole Ramsey at 704-336-3870 or at
‚ÄčDetour for Remount Road crossing closure 7/24 to 7/26.