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Hotel construction at EpiCentre slows traffic on 4th Street uptown

Expect slow-moving traffic uptown near the EpiCentre complex, especially during rush hour. The right lane of westbound East Fourth Street is closed between South Caldwell and South College streets for construction of a new hotel at the EpiCentre. The lane is scheduled to remain closed until September 2017.

Also:

▪ Delays are likely on North Tryon Street near Tom Hunter Road. A hit-and-run wreck was reported in the area at 7:23 a.m.

▪ A traffic light is malfunctioning at Ballantyne Commons Parkway and Ballantyne Corporate Place. Delays are likely in the vicinity.

▪ Several collisions are blocking parts of area roads. Expect delays near Atando Avenue and North Tryon Steet, near Brookshire Boulevard and Rozzelles Ferry Road, and near Albemarle Road and Coble Road.

Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms

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