The new traffic pattern for the “diverging diamond” interchange over Interstate 77’s Exit 28 is now in effect, and eastbound lanes on the bridge are open.
Although the westbound traffic is still limited both day and night to one lane of traffic across the bridge, the N.C. Department of Transportation projects another westbound lane will open by Nov. 1.
There’s still lots of construction left to finish, however, so DOT and Blythe Construction anticipate that there will still be lane closures during both the day and night through October and November.
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At 11 a.m. Nov. 11, the town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 will host the annual Veterans Day Program at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza and the Cornelius town hall lawn.
The program will honor both military veterans and men and women currently serving in the Armed Forces.
Mike Puckett, commander of Post 86, will lead the ceremony. Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis will welcome attendees, and Post 86 will give a 21-gun salute. The Hough High School Concert Choir will sing patriotic songs.
For information call 704-892-6031 ext. 160 or visit www.cornelius.org/parc.
The town of Cornelius and the Mecklenburg County Department of Land Use and Environmental Services are sponsoring a countywide public opinion survey about home recycling services.
Responses to the survey will be used to measure the effectiveness of Mecklenburg County’s recycling program.
A survey firm may call your home before the end of November. They will ask to speak with an adult living in the household, and the survey will last no more than10 minutes.
Through March 1, while areas of Robbins Park are under construction, the nature preserve trails and both ponds are closed to the public.
The tennis courts, playground, picnic shelter, restrooms and multipurpose field will stay open.