CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 8, 2017) – After a weekend of winter weather, City of Charlotte offices will be open for business on Monday, Jan. 9.
City crews have worked around the clock this weekend to clear roads, keep transit vehicles running and ensure the safety of the Charlotte community. And while clean up-efforts continue, freezing temperatures remain.
So as the week begins, the City of Charlotte is reporting the following operational updates:
Solid Waste Services
Solid Waste Services will operate on normal schedule tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 9. Residents should put their garbage, recyclables, yard waste and scheduled bulky items at the curb per their normal schedule. It is an orange recycling week.
Charlotte Area Transit System
CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar service was suspended today, and CATS is working to determine whether the CityLYNX Gold Line will operate tomorrow.
Stay tuned to ridetransit.org for up to date information about route detour information due to weather.
Charlotte Department of Transportation
The Charlotte Department of Transportation's Street Maintenance Division (SMD) crews will continue to treat Charlotte streets as needed overnight and into Monday. Most streets are clear but black ice patches are a very real threat for morning commuters. Motorists are asked to avoid driving if possible. Evaluation of conditions will be ongoing and adjusted as warranted.
Reports of icing on City streets can be called in to 704-336-3200. Actual emergencies and accidents should be called in to 911.
This link is CDOT's Emergency Plan for Ice and Snow. CDOT Media Phone is 704-516-5594. Media inquiries concerning road conditions and treatments will be handled through this phone line.
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