Taste of Charlotte to cause uptown street closings

Several uptown streets will close beginning Thursday for Taste of Charlotte, which runs Friday to Sunday.

The city advises drivers to allow extra time for their commute and uptown workers to arrive early and leave early if possible.

Streets closed 9 a.m. Thursday:

• Trade Street between Church and College streets.

• Tryon Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Sixth Street.

Streets closed for setup at 6:30 p.m. Thursday:

• Third, Fourth, and Fifth Streets between College Street and Church Street. These streets will reopen 6:30-9 a.m. Friday and then will close again.

All streets will reopen 10 p.m. Sunday.

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