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Road Closure – N. Sharon Amity Road between Monroe Rd and Albemarle Rd

 
Effective Friday, January 17, 2014  8:00pm through Monday, January 20, 2014 - 6:00am
 
Route: 17, 29, 221

On Friday, January 17, 2014, at 8:00 pm, N. Sharon Amity Road will be closed from Albemarle Rd to Monroe Rd to all through traffic, due to water line construction.  This construction is part of the Independence Boulevard widening project managed by the NC Department of Transportation.  N. Sharon Amity Road is expected to re-open by 6:00 am, on Monday, January 20.  Routes 17, 29 and 221 will operate on detour during this road closure.

Route 17 outbound will follow regular route to Sharon Amity Road and Albemarle Road, turn left on Albemarle Road, right on WT Harris Blvd, left on Independence Boulevard and resume route.  Route 17 inbound will follow regular route to Independence Boulevard and Idlewild Road, turn right on Idlewild Road, left on WT Harris Boulevard, left on Albemarle Road, right on Sharon Amity Road and resume route.

Route 17 customers using stops on N. Sharon Amity Road between Albemarle Road and Independence Boulevard should instead use Route 17 bus stops north of Albemarle Road.  Customers using outbound stops on Independence Boulevard between Sharon Amity Road and WT Harris Boulevard should instead use Route 27 bus stops on Monroe Road.  Customers using inbound stops on Independence Boulevard between Idlewild Road and Sharon Amity Road should walk back to Route 17 stops before Idlewild Road or Route 221 stops on Idlewild Road.

Route 29 northbound will follow regular route to Sharon Amity Road and Monroe Road, turn right on Monroe Road, turn left on Idlewild Road, turn left on WT Harris Boulevard, turn left on Albemarle Road, turn right on Sharon Amity Road and resume route.  Route 29 southbound will follow regular route to Sharon Amity Road and Albemarle Road, turn left on Albemarle Road, turn right on WT Harris Boulevard, turn right on Idlewild Road, turn right on Monroe Road, turn left on Sharon Amity Road and resume route.

Route 29 customers using stops on Sharon Amity Road between Albemarle Road and Independence Boulevard should instead walk to Route 29 stops north of Albemarle Road.  Route 29 customers using stops on Sharon Amity Road between Monroe Road and Independence Boulevard should instead walk to stops south of Monroe Road.

Route 221 from Eastland Mall will follow regular route to Independence Boulevard and Sharon Amity Road, stay straight on Independence Boulevard, turn around via the Eastway interchange, turn right into the Wal-Mart driveway and resume route at the Wal-Mart bus stop.  Route 221 to Eastland Mall will follow regular route. 

Route 221 customers using stops on Sharon Amity Road and Albemarle Road should instead walk to Route 17 and 29 bus stops on Sharon Amity Road north of Albemarle Road towards Central Avenue.