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Northeast Transportation Update 

Public Meeting


Thursday, July 31, 2014

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Newell Presbyterian Church

1500 Rocky River Road West

Charlotte, NC

The City of Charlotte is planning a Transportation Update meeting for the Newell Area. There will be representatives in attendance from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and various City departments including the Charlotte Area Transit System, Charlotte Department of Transportation and Engineering & Property Management
. The formal presentation will begin at 6 p.m.

The following projects have been identified for discussion:

  • LYNX Blue Line Extension light rail project
  • I-485
  • I-85
  • Graham Street Extension
  • Double Track Rail project
  • City Boulevard Extension
  • Rocky River Road West Improvements
  • Back Creek Church Road
  • University Pointe Boulevard Extension
  • I-85 North Bridge
  • Orr Road Extension

We look forward to seeing you.


Check out our New BLE video to follow the LYNX Blue Line Extension alignment and hear about the connections light rail brings to Charlotte.

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We want you to stay informed throughout the BLE construction phase. To do that there are several ways that you can choose to stay informed of project updates, construction plans and future detours. Two new social media sites dedicated to BLE information are ready for your use to give you the most up to date information and answer your questions.
Twitter:            https://twitter.com/BLEupdates
If you prefer to go online please visit www.charlottefuture.com or www.ridetransit.org to connect with BLE project information, rapid transit planning and future construction information.

Thank you for your help in shaping the LYNX Blue Line Extension light rail project.  Your involvementCATS staff shares information at the Fanta Festival helps us identify issues that affect your community and ensure your input in the decision-making process for the project.  

This website is one component of the extensive public involvement effort for this project.  Additional information can be found in Northeast Transitions (project newsletter) or by calling 704-336-RIDE (7433).  Feel free to print and distribute items from the Project Facts page as appropriate.  You may also participate in this project by providing written or verbal comments, attending public meetings, and/or asking us to speak to your civic, neighborhood or business group. 

View the Public Meeting Summaries page for information about past meetings.

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