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UPDATE Road Closure: South Alexander Street
​Communicated: May 24, 2013
Closure dates: May 20, 2013 – May 28, 2013
Due to utility conflicts, this closure has been delayed. The 100 block of South Alexander Street closed on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. and will now reopen on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. This closure is necessary to accommodate storm water line construction related to the CityLYNX Gold Line - Phase 1. Motorist can access Old City Hall from Fourth Street.
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 more information about the CityLYNX Gold Line - Phase 1 construction, contact Tonia Wimberly, Engineering and Property Management, at 704-353-1931.
  • For additional information about this closure, contact Jimmy Rhyne, CDOT, at 704-336-3905 or at or Troy Baker, CDOT at 704-309-9629 or at
  • For more information about CDOT, contact Linda Durrett, CDOT Communications and Public Relations Manager at 704-336-3902 or at    

Map for South Alexander Street closure 5/20 to 5/21.