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Road Closure: South Mint Street
​Communicated: July 25, 2013
Closure date: July 29, 2013 to August 2, 2013
                                                     
The 300 block of South Mint Street between West Third Street and West Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will close on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and will re-open on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. This closure is necessary for sanitary sewer installation associated with the Charlotte Knight’s BB&T Ballpark.  The southbound detour will be West Third Street, South Church Street and West Stonewall Street. The northbound detour will be West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South Graham Street and West 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.
 
Questions?
 
For additional information about this closure, contact Jimmy Rhyne, CDOT, at 704-336-3905 or at jrhyne@charlottenc.gov.
 
For more information about CDOT, contact Nicole Ramsey, CDOT, at 704-336-3870 or at nramsey@charlottenc.gov.
 
Detour for South Mint Street 7/29 to 8/2.