East Third Street to close Saturday at South Tryon Street

East Third Street in uptown Charlotte will be closed for much of Saturday between South Tryon Street and South College Street, the Charlotte Department of Transportation said.

The closure will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is needed for crane work on the Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte City Center hotel, according to CDOT.

Drivers can use South Tryon Street, East Stonewall Street and South College Street for a detour.

The work will take place Sunday if it is raining Saturday, although no rain is in Saturday’s forecast.

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