Street Closure: North Tryon Street - Southbound, Overnight - May 1-2, 2016

Charlotte, NC
Dellert-O'Keef, Judy
​Communicated: April 27, 2016 
Closure dates: May 1, 2016 to May 2, 2016 

To accommodate construction for the LYNX Blue Line Extension, southbound North Tryon Street, between Stetson Drive and Periwinkle Hill Avenue, will be limited to a single lane from noon until 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 1. This portion of southbound North Tryon Street will then close overnight starting on Sunday, May 1 at 8 p.m. until Monday, May 2 at 6 a.m. ​During this closure, southbound motorists can use the detour route of University City Boulevard to I-85 South to Sugar Creek to I-85 North to I-85 Connector (shown below in green).

Local access to residences will be maintained.

CATS will be affected.

N Tryon St (southbound) 05-01-16 

Weather and unforeseen circumstances occasionally prevent work from being completed as scheduled, and make it unsafe to reopen lanes or streets when planned. When this occurs, City traffic engineers work directly with other City staff and contractors to resolve the situation as quickly as possible and reduce impacts to the traveling public.​

Pedestrians walking near work zone areas should be alert, cautious and allow extra traveling time. It is advised they cross at signalized intersections, use pedestrian walk signals where available and abide by detour signage.

Motorists traveling through work zone areas should be alert and extra cautious. Drivers should get in the correct lane well in advance and constantly be on the lookout for vehicles merging into adjacent travel lanes as they approach a work zone. Drivers should double their following distance.


For more information about the LYNX Blue Line Extension, contact Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Customer Service at 704-336-7433 or

For additional information about this closure, contact David Bost, CDOT at 704-336-8939 or

For more information about CDOT, contact Judy Dellert-O'Keef, CDOT Community Engagement Manager at 704-432-0105 or

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