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Closures planned on 5 Charlotte streets

mhames@charlotteobserver.com

Sections of five Charlotte streets are closing temporarily for construction and other work:

▪  South Church Street between West Third Street and West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard closed at 9 a.m. Friday and will reopen by 9 p.m. Sunday. The closure is for utility work for the 300 South Tryon Street project.

Detour left on West Third, right on South Tryon, right on West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and left back onto South Church.

West Third will be open during the South Church Street closure and will close at 9 p.m. after South Church opens.

Local access and pedestrian access will be maintained, although CATS service will be affected.

▪  Southbound South Caldwell Street between East Third Street and East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will close at 7 a.m. Saturday for crane work on the Embassy Suites and reopen at noon the same day. Northbound travel lanes will remain open.

East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between South Brevard and South Caldwell streets will close at noon Saturday and reopen by 7 p.m. the same day for the crane work.

Numerous streets can be used as detours, including East Third, South Davidson, East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South Caldwell, East Stonewall and South Brevard.

Local traffic access and pedestrian access will be maintained, although CATS service will be affected.

▪  The 2200 block of Donald Ross Road, between West Boulevard and Wilkinson Boulevard, will close at 7 a.m. Monday and reopen at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, for storm water line maintenance.

The road will be closed to all through-traffic. Detour onto Wilkinson Boulevard, Old Steele Creek Road and West Boulevard.

Access to homes will be maintained, and CATS service will remain unaffected.

▪  The 2100 block of Commonwealth Avenue between The Plaza and St. Julien Street will close at 7 a.m. Monday and reopen at 5 p.m. Nov. 16 for storm water line maintenance.

Detour onto The Plaza, Central Avenue and St. Julien Street.

Local access to homes will be maintained, and CATS will be affected.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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