Today’s traffic: Part of Shamrock Drive closed

A portion of Shamrock Drive is closed Friday for construction.

The closure is between Sharon Amity Road and Hickory Grove Road. Crews are doing utility work during the day.

The Charlotte Department of Transportation said the southbound lanes are scheduled to reopen at 6 p.m. Friday. The northbound lanes will reopen at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Motorists can use Sharon Amity and Hickory Grove roads as the detour.

Benton Street closure (Monroe) ... Benton Street in Monroe is closed between Concord Avenue and Charlotte Avenue until June 4.

Crews are installing a new water main along the road. City officials say the new main that will minimize the risk of water service disruptions.

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