Gold Line

​Project Updates

​2017 has been a progressive time for the CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 project. The project has seen completion of major milestones including the demolition of the Johnson C. Smith University pedestrian bridge, removal of the bridge deck on the Hawthorne Lane Bridge and pro​gression on underground work on Hawthorne Lane and in the Historic​ West End.

2018 is sure to bring even more success bringing us closer to the opening in 2020! Check this page for updated timelines, newsletters & residence and business resources. 

Project Timeline

February 2018Hawthorne Lane Bridge reconstruction begins
Spring 2018Underground work begins in Uptown
Summer 2018Track work begins on Hawthorne Lane
March 2019Reopen the Hawthorne Lane Bridge
March 2020Completion of construction
March 2020Streetcar testing & start-up begins
August 2020Open to service

Additional Resources

​- Gold Line FAQs

ECA Presentation 3.13.2018 

​​- Gold Line Business Tips

Charlotte Business Resources Fact Sheet

Charlotte Business Resources Additional Info.


​Stay Informed!

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Learn about construction impacts/road closures & project updates related to Phase 2 of construction. 

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Upcoming work

Construction will occur in the same sequence through each of the three corridors. Please refer to the columns below for snapshot of completed work.

Work is underway = Red

Work has been completed = Green with strikethrough

Newsletters

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March 2017 - Groundbreaking

April 2017 - Work Zone Safety

May 2017​ - Early Milestones

June 2017 - Modern Vehicles

July 2017  - Underground Utility Work

August 2017 - Hawthorne Bridge Closure

September ​2017 - Pedestrian/Work Zone Safety

October 2017 - Hawthorne Bridge Progress

December 2017 - Construction during the Holidays

January 2018 - A Year o​f Progress

February 2018 - February FAQs 

April 2018 - Construction Progress 

May 2018 - Small Business Month 

June 2018 - Coming soon!

Have suggestions for newsletter topics? E​mail CityLYNXGoldLine@charlottenc.gov! 

Hawthorne

  • Conduit

  • Trackwork
  • Overhead Catenary System Installation
  • Systems and vehicle testing​​

Uptown

  • Preconstruction utility work

  • Water

  • Sewer

  • Storm Water

  • Conduit

  • OCS Foundations 

  • Trackwork
  • Overhead Catenary System Installation
  • Systems and vehicle testing


 

West End

  • ​​Preconstruction utility work

  • Water

  • Sewer

  • Storm Water

  • Conduit

  • OCS Foundations 

  • Frazier Avenue Realignment

  • Trackwork
  • Overhead Catenary System Installation
  • Systems and vehicle testing