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LYNX Blue Line Extension Construction Updates
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Stay informed on the latest project information and scheduled detours during construction.
The Blue Line Extension (BLE) Northeast Corridor is a continuation of the successful LYNX Blue Line light rail service. The 9.3-mile alignment extends from Ninth Street in Center City through the North Davidson (NoDa) and University areas, terminating on the UNC Charlotte campus. The BLE is scheduled to open for service in 2017.

Road Closure

Lane Closure

Turning Restrictions

Bus Detour
Construction Safety Reminders
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. 

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