Park Drive Lamar Avenue Water Pipe Replacement Project


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Charlotte Water (CLTWater) is replacing existing water pipes under Park Drive and Lamar Avenue in two phases.

  • Phase 1:
    • Park Drive from Hawthorne Lane to Lamar Avenue.
    • Lamar Avenue from Park Drive to East 5th Street.
  • Phase 2 :
    • Park Drive from Hawthorne Lane to East 5th Street.
  • Construction start:
    • Phase 1: ongoing
    • Phase 2 : July
  • Construction completion: September
  • Normal work hours: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
    • Contractor will work nights and weekends only as needed.
  • Construction activities will take place within the street right-of-way and close the southbound / outbound lane during construction.
    • Flaggers will assist drivers around the construction zone.
    • Street Parking may be restricted when construction is in the immediate area.
  • Staff will notify affected customers of planned water outages 72-hours in advance.
    • Any unplanned water outages are considered emergencies and will be repaired as soon as possible.
    • Construction may cause temporary cloudy, discolored water or lower than usual pressure. If you experience this, please run cold water for up to 15 minutes. If water doesn't clear, please call 311 and say or select 'water emergency' for assistance.
  • Photo book of water and wastewater construction
  • Video: What to Expect During Construction
  • Updates will be posted on this website and Nextdoor.

  • Replace drinking water pipes due to age.
  • Project will enhance water quality and pressure.

​Areas near construction will be notified before construction. There will be planned water outages to move customer’s service. Property owners will be notified in advance. If there is an unplanned water outage, crews will work to fix it immediately.​



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