Austin Drive at N. Tryon Street to close next week

Austin Drive will be closed at N. Tryon Street starting next week to accommodate construction for the Lynx Blue Line Extension, the Charlotte Department of Transportation said.

The closure starts at 9 a.m. Wednesday and will run until May 13.

During the closure, drivers can use a detour route of Arrowhead Drive and Elgywood Lane, CDOT said.

Road closure site