​McDonald Avenue & South Boulevard

A new traffic signal has been approved by the Charlotte Department of Transportation for installation at McDonald Avenue and South Boulevard.  The signal is being installed to provide better pedestrian and bicycle crossings of South Boulevard and to better manage the traffic flow on South Boulevard.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be left turn arrows? 

Yes, a left turn phase will be installed for vehicles turning left off of South Boulevard.

Will there be crosswalks and pedestrian signals? 

Yes, crosswalks and pedestrian signals will be installed for crossing all legs of the intersection.

Where is the money for the signal coming from? 

Currently, this signal is anticipated to be funded by the developer of the Atherton Mill site.

Will any additional road construction take place before the signal is installed? 

Yes, a two-way left turn median lane is anticipated to be installed as part of the redevelopment. 

When will the signal be operational? 

The signal will be installed once the roadway construction is complete.