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Monday, April 14, 2014
South Tryon Street (near West Boulevard)

Crews are repairing a water service pipe under South Tryon Street (near West Boulevard). An outbound lane will be closed until 4:00 p.m. on Monday.


Monday, April 14, 2014
Independence Blvd (5000 block, near Farmingdale Drive)

The inbound lane at the curb will be closed at the 5000 block of Independence Blvd until 6:00 p.m. on April 14th for a water main repair.


Monday, March 31, 2014
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Friday, February 28, 2014
Independence Boulevard between Farmingdale Drive and Sharon Amity Road

The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close the right westbound lane on Independence Boulevard between Farmingdale Drive and Sharon Amity Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 1, weather permitting. The closure is part of the $51 million widening project to convert Independence Boulevard to an expressway between Sharon Amity Road and Wallace Lane.

Crews with Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities will be inspecting water valves in preparation for future work associated with the project. Two westbound lanes will remain open to traffic.


Tuesday, February 18, 2014
David Avenue

The 6800 block of David Avenue between Ashford Street and Eagle Peak Drive will close Tuesday, February 25 at 7 a.m. and will reopen Friday, February 28 at 5 p.m. This closure is necessary to relocate sewer lines for the Pawtuckett Neighborhood Improvement Project. Motorists should detour using Eagle Peak Drive, Glenmoor Drive and Marietta Street. The road will be closed to all through traffic for the period above.


Friday, February 7, 2014
Ridgebrook Drive

Crews are repairing a pipe in 7100 block. road is closed and drivers should use Sherbourne as an alternate.


Friday, February 7, 2014
South Boulevard

Both outbound lanes closed through morning rush hour. There is one lane open each direction. Drivers should use South Tryon Street as an alternate between Remount Road and East Boulevard.


Thursday, February 6, 2014
4th Street

crews are repairing a pipe near 500 block of East 4th Street near the Federal Reserve Building. The repair started at 9:00 a.m. after morning rush hour and should be complete before Friday morning rush hour.

Two center lanes are closed for the repair.


Thursday, February 6, 2014
South Tryon Street UPDATED

Crews are respairing a water leak under South Tryon Street between West Boulevard and Tremont Street. The right inbound and outbound lanes are closed until after evening rush hour on Thursday.


Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Central Avenue (1800 block) UPDATE - lanes are now open

crews are repairing a sewer pipe in the 1800 block of Central Avenue. The inside inbound and outbound lanes are closed until Wednesday afternoon.


Friday, January 17, 2014
Providence Road (updated 4:00 p.m.)

Crews repaired a water pipe under Providence Road (1300 block, near Colville Road). All lanes are now open.


Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Sharon Amity Road between Monroe Road and Albemarle Road

NCDOT this weekend will close a section of Sharon Amity Road between Monroe Road and Albemarle Road to tie in new waterlines on the project. The closure will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 until 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20. Motorists traveling on Sharon Amity Road are advised to use the following detours:

Sharon Amity Road southbound: Albemarle Road to Independence Boulevard to Wendover Road to Monroe Road back to Sharon Amity Road.

Sharon Amity Road northbound: Monroe Road to Wendover Road to Independence Boulevard to Albemarle Road back to Sharon Amity Road.


Friday, January 10, 2014
Park Road (5100 Block)

Crews are repairing a water pipe in the 5100 Block of Park Road. An outbound lane is closed through 9:00 p.m. Friday


Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Fairview Road

Crews are repairing a water pipe in 8700 block of Fairview Road. The outside outbound lane will be closed until 9 p.m. Tuesday night.


Friday, January 3, 2014
Woodlawn Road (1000 block near Scaleybark)

Crews are repairing a water service line. An outbound (outside) lane is closed until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening.


Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Hillside

Hillside Avenue between Westfield Road and Willow Oak Road will close Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 9 a.m. and will reopen Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 4 p.m. This closure is necessary for utility work. The detour will use Westfield Road, Jameston Drive, Princeton Avenue and Willow Oak Road.


Thursday, December 12, 2013
Carmel Road (6000 block). Fixed

Update-pipe fixed Past information below. Crews are repairing a 12-inch under Carmel Road (6000 block, near Meadowridge). The repair will likely continue through late Thursday night.

One lane is closed on Carmel.


Thursday, December 12, 2013
Northbound Tryon Street UPDATED 4:30 p.m. Road is Open

ROAD IS NOW OPEN.

additional information on repair: CMUD crews closed the northbound lanes of Hwy 49 at Carowinds Blvd Thursday evening for overnight repairs. The pipe is repaired and northbound lanes should be reopened by 5:00 p.m.


Friday, November 15, 2013
West Boulevard

One inbound lane near 1228 West Boulevard is closed to repair a service line. Repair will be complete by 4:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.


Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Oakwood Drive

Oakwood Drive near Statesville Road will close Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 9 a.m. and will reopen Friday, November 15, 2013. This closure in necessary to install 30-inch water line associated with the Statesville Road Widening Project. A detour will be set up using Cindy Lane and Grasset Avenue.


Thursday, November 7, 2013
Tyvola Road (1400 block)

The inbound, outside lane of the 1400 block of Tyvola Road will be closed until 4:00 p.m. due to a water pipe repair.


Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Freedom Drive - updated 3:30 p.m. Wednesday

Crews were able to fix the pipe last night and repave the road. Freedom Drive is now back to normal traffic pattern. Construction on the road widening project will continue in area.


Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Central Avenue (Hawthorne to Pecan) -- UPDATED Monday at 2:30 p.m.

All lanes are open.


Thursday, October 24, 2013
Independence Boulevard near Briar Creek Road Thursday at 9:00 p.m.

Crews are installing survey equipment on Independence Boulevard Thursday night between 9:00 p.m. and midnight.

Crews will have one or two lanes closed at a time. At least one lane will be open for inbound and outbound traffic.


Friday, October 18, 2013
East Fifth Street

The 1600 block of eastbound East Fifth Street (shown in red on map below) between Travis Avenue and Hawthorne Lane will close Monday, October 21, 2013 at 9 a.m. and will reopen Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. This closure is necessary to accommodate storm water, water line and sanitary sewer construction related to the CityLYNX Gold Line – Phase 1. Motorists can expect congestion and additional delays in the project area.

Motorists on eastbound East Fifth Street can use Travis Avenue, East Fourth Street and North Caswell Road as a detour.


Friday, October 4, 2013
5821 Fairview Rd

Crews are repairing a service line to 5821 Fairview Rd.

Crews closed down the westbound curb lane, this lane closure is located between Park South Dr and Wintercrest Ln. We have also closed the outside turning lane on Park South Dr that serves as the left turning lane to Fairview Rd. These lanes will be closed until Friday night.


Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Hawthorne Lane

The 200 block of Hawthorne Lane (shown in red on map below) between Elizabeth Avenue and East Fifth Street will close Monday, December 2, 2013 at 9 a.m. and will reopen Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 6 p.m. This closure is necessary to accommodate utility duct bank construction related to the CityLYNX Gold Line – Phase 1. Motorists can expect congestion and additional delays in the project area.

Motorists on northbound Queens Road can use East Fourth Street, Charlottetowne Avenue and East Seventh Street as a detour. Motorists on southbound Hawthorne Lane can use East Seventh Street, Charlottetowne Avenue and East Fourth Street as a detour. Access to Main Hospital Entrance will be maintained.


Thursday, September 12, 2013
Birkdale Commons Area (Cranlyn Road and Lindholm Drive)

Sanders Utility, on behalf of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department (CMUD), will install water pipes under Cranlyn Road and Lindholm Drive (an entrance to Birkdale Commons) starting on September 16.

Lindholm Drive between Sam Furr and Townley Drive will be closed
• September 16 – 20 - between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
• September 23 – 27 - 24 hours a day until project is completed.

Drivers are encouraged to use Birkdale Commons Parkway as an alternate.

Cranlyn Road between Bridgeton Lane and Formby Road will be closed intermittently during late September and early October. Drivers are encouraged to use Lindholm Drive as an alternate route.


Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Kenilworth Avenue

Crews are repairing a pipe under the 800 block of Kenilworth Avenue Wednesday morning and afternoon. The inside lanes will be closed until evening rush hour.


Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The Plaza

crews are repairing a sewer pipe under 3100 block of The Plaza. Road will be reopened by Tuesday evening rush hour


Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Randolph Road (4800 block) - OPEN

crews are repairing a water line. The right outbound lane will be closed until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.


Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Providence Road (1000 block)- OPEN

Crews are dismantling an old service line that served Harris Teeter under Providence Road (1000 block). The inbound curb lane will be closed until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.


Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Kings Drive near East Morehead - open

now open -----The outside outbound lane will be closed Tuesday afternoon and evening for a repair on a water pipe.


Monday, July 29, 2013
Carowinds Boulevard- All Lanes Now Open


Thursday, July 25, 2013
South Mint Street

The 300 block of South Mint Street between West Third Street and West Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will close on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and will re-open on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. This closure is necessary for sanitary sewer installation associated with the Charlotte Knights BB&T Ballpark. The southbound detour will be West Third Street, South Church Street and West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The northbound detour will be West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, South Graham Street and West Fourth Street.


Friday, July 19, 2013
Providence Road Lane Closures -- ALL LANES NOW OPEN -- UPDATED SATURDAY

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Utility Department is working with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to investigate road settlement at 1057 Providence Road.

The center inbound and outbound lanes have been closed. Updates will follow as more is learned. The cause of the settlement is not known. No customers are without water and access to businesses are preserved. These lane closures will be in place through rush hour this afternoon and likely into Saturday and possibly longer.


Friday, July 19, 2013
Providence Road

Charlotte Mecklenburg Utility Department is working with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to investigate road settlement at the above location.

The center inbound and outbound lanes have been closed to dig out the settled area. One lane is open in each direction. This will be in place through rush hour this afternoon and likely into saturday and possibly longer.

No customers are without water and access to businesses are preserved. Updates will be posted here as more is learned. The cause of the settlement is not known.


Thursday, July 18, 2013
Trade Street and Caldwell Street

The intersection of Trade Street and Caldwell Street will close on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and will reopen on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. This closure is necessary to accommodate utility relocation related to the CityLYNX Gold Line  Phase 1. Motorists can expect congestion and additional delays in the project area.

Motorists on eastbound East Trade Street can use South Brevard Street, East Third Street and South McDowell Street as a detour. Northbound motorists on North Caldwell Street can use East Fourth Street, South College Street and East Fifth Street. Southbound motorists on South Caldwell Street can use East Fifth Street, North Davidson Street, East Fourth Street.


Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Statesville Avenue & Woodward Avenue

Crews will repair a sewer pipe near 1101 Woodward Avenue and install a commercial meter at 1776 Statesville Avenue on Friday July 19 starting at 9:00 a.m. These activities will be completed by 7:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Traffic detours are:
From Oaklawn Road, Right on Statesville Ave, Left on Dalton Ave, Left on N. Graham St, Left on Moretz Ave.

From Woodward Ave. Right on Edison St, Left on Druid Circle. Business and local traffic flow will have access; expect delays in this area.


Friday, July 12, 2013
Park Road

Park Road between Park South Drive and Northampton Drive will close on Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. and will re-open Saturday, July 13 at 12 p.m. This closure is necessary for utility work. The detour will be Old Reid Road and Park South Drive.


Thursday, July 11, 2013
Starita Road

Starita Road near Statesville Road will close on July, 12 2013 at 7:00 p.m. and will re-open by July 15, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. This closure is necessary to install a water line associated with the Statesville Road Widening Project. A detour will be set up using North I-85 Service Road, Statesville Road, North Graham Street, West Sugar Creek Road, Nevin Road and Cindy Lane.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013
East Trade Street and McDowell Street

The 300 and 400 blocks of East Trade Street between Caldwell Street and College Street will close on Monday, July 15, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. and will reopen on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Motorists on eastbound Trade Street can use North College Street, East Fifth Street and McDowell Street as a detour. Westbound motorists on Trade Street can use East Caldwell Street, East Fourth Street and South College Street as a detour.

During the same dates, the 100 block of South McDowell Street will also be closed. Motorists using northbound McDowell Street should use Fourth Street and Davidson Street as a detour. Motorists using southbound McDowell Street should use Trade Street, Davidson Street and Third Street as a detour.

These closures are necessary to accommodate storm water, water line, and sanitary sewer construction related to the CityLYNX Gold Line  Phase 1 project.


Monday, July 8, 2013
Park Road

Park Road between Park South Drive and Northampton Drive will close on Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. and will re-open Saturday, July 13 at noon. This closure is necessary for utility work. The detour will use Old Reid Road and Park South Drive.


Thursday, July 4, 2013
Remount Road - All Lanes Now Open - Updated 10:15 p.m.

All lanes are now open


Thursday, July 4, 2013
Remount Road Closed

Remount Road is closed between South Boulevard and South Tryon due to a water main break. Crews are assessing the damage now and we will post updates as they become available.


Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Graham Street And Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

Graham Street at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will close on Wednesday, July 10 at 6:00 p.m. and will remain closed through Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. This closure is necessary to complete sanitary sewer work associated with the BB&T Knight Stadium construction. Motorists should detour using Fourth Street and Mint Street.

Local access to residences will be maintained.


Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Morningside Drive

Morningside Drive south of Commonwealth Avenue closed on Monday, July 8, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and will remain closed through the end of October 2013. Also, Morningside Drive from Commonwealth Avenue to one block north will close on August 26, 2013 and will remain closed through the end of October 2013. This closure is necessary for construction of the Briar Creek Relief Sewer Phase 2.

Motorists can access 1109 and 1110 Morningside Drive using the driveway and parking lot of 1126 Morningside Drive.


Thursday, June 20, 2013
Providence Road (6000 block at McAlpine Creek bridge, near Old Providence) -- update-- OPEN

Crews are working on sewer pipe under Providence Road (6000 block at McAlpine Creek bridge, near Old Providence). One outbound lane is closed until Friday evening.


Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Freedom Drive - Now OPEN

Freedom Drive at Forsythia Circle will be closed June 20, 2013 beginning at 8:00 a.m. until further notice. This closure is to repair an 8 water-main for the Freedom Drive Road Widening Project. A detour will be posted using Edgewood Road, Tuckaseegee Road and Toddville Road.


Monday, June 17, 2013
Park Road (5000 Block) North of Selwyn Avenue- OPEN

Crews are repairing a 6-inch water pipe under Park Road (5000 Block) North of Selwyn Avenue. Crews will try to maintain one lane in each direction. Expect traffic delays. Consider using South Boulevard and Woodlawn Road.


Friday, June 7, 2013
Grimes Street And Norris Avenue

Due to weather, the intersection of Norris Avenue and Grimes Street will remain closed until Sunday, June 23 at 5 p.m. The contractor will be performing sewer work for the Tryon Hills Neighborhood Improvement Project. Motorists should detour using Dogwood Avenue, Bancroft Street and Ennis Avenue. The road will be closed to all through traffic for the period above.


Friday, May 17, 2013
South McDowell Street

Due to weather, this closure has been delayed. The 100 block of South McDowell Street between Fourth Street and Trade Street closed on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. and will now reopen on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. This closure is necessary to accommodate water line construction related to the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project. Motorists using northbound McDowell Street should use Fourth Street and Davidson Street. Motorists using southbound McDowell Street should use Trade Street, Davidson Street and Third Street


Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Long Street

The 100 block of Long Street will close on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. and will reopen on Friday, May 10, 2013. This closure is necessary to accommodate water line construction related to the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project. Motorist can access Long Street from McDowell Street.


Monday, April 29, 2013
East W.T. Harris Boulevard (open)

Road was reopened early Friday morning.

W.T. Harris Boulevard in east Charlotte will reopen Friday morning before rush hour. The detour will remain in place Thursday night while crews complete road work. Detour signs will be taken down early Friday morning.

Northbound Detour: Harris Boulevard to Albemarle Road to Central Avenue to Sharon Amity Road to Hickory Grove Road. Local traffic can then turn left or right to Harris Boulevard.

Southbound Detour: Hickory Grove Road to Sharon Amity Road to Central Avenue to Albemarle Road. Local traffic can then turn left or right to Harris Boulevard.

Repair Facts:
+ 25 feet of 12-inch water pipe repaired.
+ 30 feet of 42-inch storm water pipe replaced.


Tuesday, April 23, 2013
North Hoskins Road

Due to weather, this closure has been delayed. North Hoskins Road between Tennessee Avenue and Chesapeake Drive closed on Monday, April 29, 2013 at 9 a.m. and will now reopen on Sunday, June 16 at 4:00 p.m. This closure is necessary for water main utility work. Follow signed detour using Chesapeake Drive, Lawton Road and Brookshire Boulevard.


Wednesday, April 17, 2013
East Trade Street/Elizabeth Avenue And McDowell Street

Due to unforeseen circumstances and unexpected utility conflicts, this closure has an additional delay. The intersection of East Trade Street/Elizabeth Avenue and McDowell Street (shown in red on map below) will remain closed through Wednesday April 24, 2013. Motorists on Trade Street/Elizabeth Avenue will be able to travel between Kings Drive and Davidson Street. No turns will be allowed at McDowell Street from Trade Street/Elizabeth Avenue. Motorists on McDowell Street must follow the detours posted in yellow and orange below. This closure is necessary to accommodate storm water and water line construction related to the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project. Motorists can expect congestion and additional delays in the project area. Further updates will be provided as information becomes available.

Motorists can use the following detours around this construction:
1. Eastbound East Trade Street: Use North Davidson Street, East Seventh Street, and North Kings Drive.
2. Westbound Elizabeth Avenue: Use North Kings Drive, East Fourth Street and East Davidson Street.
3. Southbound McDowell Street: Use East Sixth Street, North Davidson Street and East Third Street.
4. Northbound McDowell Street: Use East Fourth Street, North Davidson Street, and East Fifth Street as a detour.


Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Dellinger Circle

Due to scheduling conflicts, the closure dates have changed. Dellinger Circle near Milhaven Lane will now close on April 29, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and will re-open on May 26, 2013. Dellinger Circle loops off of and rejoins only on Milhaven Lane. This closure is necessary to install sewer line and culvert work associated with the Milhaven Lane Sidewalk Project. There will be a detour posted using Dellinger Circle.


Friday, April 12, 2013
Randolph Road

Randolph Road between Caswell Street and Laurel Avenue will close on Saturday, April 20 at 9 a.m. and will re-open the same day, April 20, at 7 p.m. This closure is necessary for utility work. Laurel Avenue, Providence Road and Caswell Road should be used as the detour.


Saturday, April 6, 2013
Two outbound lanes of Park Road closed at Marsh Road

Two outbound lanes of Park Road are closed at Marsh due to an 8 inch water main break. Crews are working to assess the break and determine a repair plan. More details will be posted as they become available.


Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Central Avenue

Crews are repairing a sewer pipe under 1820 Central Avenue (near The Plaza). One lane will be open in each direction until repair is complete around 4:00 p.m.


Monday, April 1, 2013
Country Club Drive

Due to weather, this closure has been extended. Country Club Drive between Dunlavin Way and Airlie Street closed on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and will now reopen on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. This closure is necessary for construction of the Briar Creek Relief Sewer Phase 2. Motorists should use Airlie Street, Shamrock Drive, Eastway Drive, Kilborne Drive and Dunlavin Way to detour around the closure.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013
East Trade Street

The 200 block and 400 block of East Trade Street between Caldwell Street and College Street will close on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. and will reopen on Sunday, May 19, 2013. This closure is necessary to accommodate storm water, water line, and sanitary sewer construction related to the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project. Motorists can expect congestion and additional delays in the project area.

Motorists on eastbound Trade Street can use North College Street, East Fifth Street, and McDowell Street as a detour. Westbound motorists on Trade Street can use East Caldwell Street, East Fourth Street and South College.


Thursday, March 14, 2013
North Caldwell Street

To accommodate water line construction related to the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project, the following lanes will be closed.

March 18 - 20
100 block of North Caldwell Street between East Trade Street and East Fifth Street will close on Monday, March 18, 9:00 a.m. through Wednesday, March 20, 4:30 p.m. Motorists on southbound North Caldwell Street can use East Trade Street, North Davidson Street, and East Sixth Street as a detour. Motorists on eastbound Fifth Street needing to turn onto southbound North Caldwell Street can use, North Davidson Street, and East Trade Street as a detour.

March 25 - 31
Southbound North Caldwell Street between East Fifth Street and East Trade Street will close beginning Monday, March 25, 2013 through Wednesday, March 31, 2013. Northbound North Caldwell Street will not be affected. Motorists on southbound North Caldwell Street can use East Fifth Street, North Davidson Street and East Trade Street as a detour


Thursday, March 14, 2013
Mallard Creek Road Detour

Mallard Creek Road will be closed at the old intersection with Ridge Road this weekend so crews can safely repair a damaged sewer system and relocate a Piedmont Natural Gas main line.

A signed detour will be in place from 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 thru 6 a.m. on Monday, March 18, weather permitting. If bad weather becomes a factor, then the project will be rescheduled for the following weekend.

Message board alerting motorists about the upcoming closure will be in place ahead of time. The detour route will involve using Johnston-Oehler Road, Prosperity Church Road and Ridge Road.


Thursday, March 7, 2013
East Fifth Street and North Caldwell Street

The far left lane of the 400 block of East Fifth Street between North Brevard Street and Caldwell Street will be closed beginning Wednesday, March 13, 2013 until Friday, March 15, 2013. At the same time, the 100 block of North Caldwell Street between East Trade Street and East Fifth Street will be reduced to a single lane of travel in each direction. There will be possible turning restrictions at the intersection of East Fifth Street and North Caldwell Street. A detour will be posted for any turning restrictions. This closure is necessary to accommodate water line construction related to the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project. Motorists can expect congestion and additional delays in the project area.


Thursday, February 28, 2013
Elizabeth Avenue

To accommodate water line and storm water construction related to the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project, the 900 to 1100 block of Elizabeth Avenue between Kings Drive and McDowell Street will be reduced to a single lane of travel in each direction starting Sunday, March 3, 2013 until further notice. Motorists can expect congestion and additional delays in the project area.


Tuesday, February 19, 2013
North Kings Drive

To accommodate water line construction related to the Charlotte Streetcar Starter Project, the 200 block of North Kings Drive between Elizabeth Avenue and Central Avenue will be closed today, Tuesday February 19, 2013 through Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.

Motorists should detour (shown in blue below) using Elizabeth Avenue, North McDowell Street, and East Seventh Street.


Sunday, January 27, 2013
Huntersville-Concord Road

Road closed between church and walker until around midnight (Sunday).

updates will be posted here


Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Eastway Drive

Crews have one outbound lane closed until 2:00 p.m. as they repair a sewer manhole in the 2400 block of Eastway Drive.


Wednesday, January 23, 2013
West Morehead Street (updated 4:15 p.m.)

One outbound and one inbound lane are closed as crews fix a sewer pipe under 1600 block of West Morehead Street. Lanes will likely be closed through midnight.


Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Statesville Avenue

Crews are repairing a pipe under 3500 Statesville Avenue. One outbound lane is closed until 4:00 p.m.


Monday, January 21, 2013
7th Street / Monroe Road (updated 3:00 p.m.)

road repair is complete and all lanes are open

updates will be posted here.


Monday, January 21, 2013
Tyvola Centre Drive (updated 5:40 am)

Crews repaired the 12-inch water pipe under Tyvola Centre Drive (5800 block). Water pressure to the apartments was restored around 9:00 p.m. Crews reopened the road and one lane will remain closed through Tuesday for additional work.

Updates will be posted here.


Monday, January 7, 2013
Westbound Lanes on Fairview to Reopen by 4 a.m. - Updated 10 p.m.

Repairs to a water main are complete on Fairview Road between Providence and Carmel. The westbound lanes closed at Oglukian Road should reopen by 4 a.m., well ahead of the Tuesday morning commute.


Friday, January 4, 2013
5100 block of East Independence Blvd - update - lane now open

Crews are repairing a service line and one outbound lane is closed near Ashmore Drive until 4:00 p.m. on Friday


Friday, December 28, 2012
Queens Road West (Updated) - All Lanes Open

Crews replaced a broken 8-inch water pipe on Queens Road West (1400 block near Sherwood). The replacement was completed around 11:00 a.m.

The road was patched and lanes opened around 5:00 Friday evening. Crews will repave the road sometime in the next week.


Tuesday, December 25, 2012
N. Tryon Street - All Lanes Open - Updated 7 p.m. 12/28

N. Tryon Street between 36th Street and Atando Avenue has opened.


Monday, December 3, 2012
Kings Drive and Elizabeth Avenue

The intersection of Kings Drive and Elizabeth Avenue will close on Monday, December 3 at 9 a.m. and will re-open on Wednesday, December 12 at 4 p.m. This closure is necessary for utility work. McDowell Street, Seventh Street, Charlottetowne Avenue and Fourth Street should be utilized as the detour.


Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Park Road near Selwyn (open)

Crews are repairing a water pipe under Park Road near Selwyn Avenue. The repair will close the inbound left turn lane and inside / left inbound lane. There will be one lane open for north and southbound traffic


Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Misenheimer Road near Harrisburg Road

A contractor is installing sewer pipe through Misenheimer Road next Monday and Tuesday. There will be a detour encouraging through traffic to use Parkton Road.

The work should begin around 9:00 AM Monday after the detour signs have been put in place. The road should be open to through traffic on Wednesday morning.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Providence Road--updated

Crews are replacing a drinking water service line in the 130-140 block of Providence Road (near Caswell Road). Outbound lanes will be used as one lane going each direction.

Lanes should be back to normal by 7:30 p.m.


Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Central Avenue (near Pecan)

Crews are repairing a leak under Central Avenue (near Pecan) on Tuesday night. The right outbound lane is closed through Tuesday afternoon, rush hour, and night. Lane will be open before Wednesday morning rush hour.


Friday, November 2, 2012
Kennesaw Drive

Kennesaw Drive between LaSalle Street and Hateras Avenue closed on Friday, November 2 at 7 a.m. and will reopen on Monday, November 5 at 7:00 a.m. This closure is necessary for emergency sewer repairs. Motorists should use Hateras Avenue, Erie Street, Lasalle Street and Jennings Street as a detour.


Friday, November 2, 2012
Selwyn (2500 block) - Updated 4:30 p.m.

The water line repair is complete and lanes should reopen by 8 p.m.


Wednesday, October 31, 2012
230 Block Providence Road - Updated 9:45 p.m. - All Lanes Open

The inside lanes of Providence Road -both inbound and outbound - are closed in the 200 block due to a sewer repair. The lanes should reopen later today.


Saturday, October 27, 2012
WT Harris Blvd at IBM Dr

Crews are repairing a leak near the intersection of IBM Drive at WT Harris Blvd. Customers in this area will experience lower than usual water pressure through Saturday afternoon.

Lane Closed During Repair:
Crews are closing down the 2 turning lanes headed westbound on W WT Harris Blvd, these lanes allows traffic to turn left on IBM Dr from W WT Harris Blvd. Crews also have the turning lane (right turning lane for IBM Dr), and the outside travel lane headed eastbound on W WT Harris Blvd closed. Crews will be closing the travel/left turning lane on IBM Dr to W WT Harris Blvd as well. Detour signs are in place for the westbound W WT Harris turning lane to guide them to the second IBM Dr turning lane. There is a message board in place on W WT Harris Blvd, just past Mallard Creek, instructing eastbound traffic to use the first IBM Dr turn, due to the second one being closed to traffic.

Pipe repair will likely continue through Saturday evening. Road repair / resurfacing will continue through Sunday.


Wednesday, October 24, 2012
West Sugar Creek Road Thursday 10/25

There will be a traffic shift to accommodate a sewer main repair at 800 W. Sugar Creek Road on Thursday, October 25, 2012. The traffic shift will occur in the right outbound lane of West Sugar Creek Rd between Argyle Drive West and Hidden Valley Road. Thru traffic flow will continue in both directions. CMUD will begin at 9:00 am and hope to conclude this repair by 4:00 pm. Expect delays in this area.


Tuesday, October 16, 2012
4000 Block South Tryon Street

The outside, outbound lane in the 4000 block of South Tryon Street is closed until further notice due to a 24 inch water main break. The closure is between W. Cama Street and W. Peterson Drive. Updates will be posted as they become available.


Monday, September 24, 2012
East Seventh Street and Hawthorne Lane

The intersection of East Seventh Street and Hawthorne Lane will close on Saturday, September 29, at 12:00 p.m. and will re-open Monday, October 1, 2012 at 6:00 a.m. This closure is necessary for Charlotte Mecklenburg Utility work. Hawthorne Lane detour will be East Fifth Street, North Caswell Road, Pecan Avenue and Central Avenue. East Seventh Street detour will be North Caswell Road, East Fifth Street, Park Drive and Charlottetowne Avenue.


Monday, September 24, 2012
Hawthorne Lane

Hawthorne Lane between East Seventh Street and East Eighth Street will be reduced to one southbound lane each night beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, October 1, through Friday, October 5. It will reopen with one lane in each direction at 6:00 a.m. each day. This closure is necessary for Charlotte Mecklenburg Utility work. Hawthorne Lane northbound detour will be East Fifth Street, North Caswell Road, Pecan Avenue and Central Avenue.


Thursday, September 20, 2012
Griffith Street

Griffith Street between Youngblood Street and Fairwood Avenue will close daily between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. beginning Monday, September 24 through Saturday, September 29. This road closure is necessary for underground water utility work. Motorists can use Foster Avenue, Youngblood Street and Fairwood Avenue as a detour.


Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Commonwealth Avenue and The Plaza

The intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and The Plaza will close on Monday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m. and will re-open on Friday, September 28 at 4:00 p.m. This road closure is necessary for underground water, storm and sanitary sewer utility work as part of the Commonwealth and The Plaza Business Corridor Project. Motorists should use Thomas Avenue, Central Avenue, The Plaza, McClintock Road, and Saint Julien Street as a detour.


Monday, September 17, 2012
East Morehead Street

Starting at 7:00 p.m. on September 19, crews will repair a sewer pipe under the 100 block of East Morehead Street.

Two outbound lanes will be closed between South Tryon Street and South College Street until 6:00 a.m. The left turn lane will be converted into an outbound and turn lane for through traffic. Crews will assist with traffic flow.


Thursday, September 13, 2012
Albemarle Road

Crews will repair a water pipe near 5717 Albemarle Road (between Central Avenue and Reddman Road) on 9-13-2012 starting at 8:00 p.m until complete.

One lane is closed and one lane will be open in both directions.


Monday, September 10, 2012
Gilead Road at Reese Boulevard

Crews are repairing a pipe in the intersection of Gilead Road at Reese Boulevard. On Monday, crews will be working beside Reese Road. On Wednesday, crews will set up traffic control and begin digging.

Lane closures Wednesday morning through Friday afternoon:

* One lane will be closed in each direction on Reese.

* One eastbound lane will be

* One through lane and both turn lanes on westbound Gilead Road


Friday, September 7, 2012
Hutchinson McDonald Road

The 4400 block of Hutchinson McDonald Road will close September 10, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. The posted detour will be Cindy Lane to access Hutchinson McDonald Road, Lynch Drive and Crosspoint Center Lane. The closure is necessary to install a new water line.


Friday, August 31, 2012
East Woodlawn Road

The right inbound lane in the 200 block of East Woodlawn Road will be closed until noon for a sewer repair.


Sunday, August 12, 2012
4200 Block of Old Pineville Road Closed

Old Pineville Road is closed to all traffic between Yancy Road and Southside Drive due to a water main break.

While repairs have been made to the 12 inch main, damage to the road will require repairs through at least mid-day on Monday, August 13.

Detour signs are in place, and drivers are encouraged to use South Boulevard.

Detour signs are in place, and drivers are encouraged to use South Boulevard.


Wednesday, July 25, 2012
E. Independence Blvd updated

two inbound lanes are closed on E. Independence Blvd near 6900 block so crews can repair a service pipe. Lanes should be reopened around 8:00 p.m.


Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Traffic Shift: 5200 block of The Plaza

CMUD crews will be shifting traffic in both directions in the 5200 block of The Plaza on Wednesday, July 25. The shift is necessary due to a water tap installation. Work is expected to begin at 9 a.m.


Wednesday, July 18, 2012
2100 Block Sharon Road

Crews will have the south bound curb lane of Sharon Road closed today between 9:30 and 3 p.m. for a sewer line repair.


Monday, July 16, 2012
2208 West Morehead Street

CMUD crews have one inbound inside land and one outbound lane closed due to water service repairs. The lanes should re-open by 5 p.m.


Thursday, July 5, 2012
6900  Park  South  Drive

6900  Park  South  Drive, crews have the left turning lane closed until 5 pm due to sewer repairs.


Thursday, July 5, 2012
2427 Tuckaseegee Road

2427 Tuckaseegee Road  - crews have the outside / out-bound lane closed due to  water  service repairs


Saturday, June 23, 2012
Tuckaseegee Road Closed (Saturday, June 23, 9 p.m.) UPDATE Sunday 10 a.m.

Tuckaseegee Road is shut down between Berryhill Road and Camp Green Street due to a water main break.

Updates will be posted as they are available.

UPDATE

As of 10 a.m., the water main has been repaired. Roadway repairs are expected to be complete by late afternoon.


Thursday, June 21, 2012
1100 Block Runnymede Lane

Crews are working to make water main repairs and have closed the right, inbound lane of Runnymede Lane. The closure will be in place through rush hour.


Monday, June 18, 2012
Johnston Road (10600 block near Walsh Blvd)

crews are repairing a sewer pipe under Johnson Road. Outbound turn lanes and one lane are closed until Monday evening.


Monday, June 18, 2012
South McDowell Street

South McDowell Street between East Trade Street and East Fourth Street will close on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 12 a.m. and will re-open that same day at 6 a.m. This closure is necessary for Charlotte Mecklenburg utility work. The southbound detour will be right on East Trade Street, left on South Davidson Street, left on East Third Street and right, back onto South McDowell Street. The northbound detour will be left on East Fourth Street, right on North Davidson Street, right on East Trade Street and left, back onto North McDowell Street.


Thursday, June 14, 2012
5th Street between College and Brevard Streets

Fifth Street between Tryon Street and Brevard Street is currently reduced to one lane. All lanes will reopen by 6:00 a.m. Friday, June 15. This lane closure is necessary for water line work.


Thursday, June 14, 2012
7th Street (2500 Block)

Crews are dismantling a service and have two inbound lanes closed until 9:00 p.m.

The two outbound lanes are providing one inbound lane and one outbound lane.


Thursday, June 14, 2012
Nations Crossing Road

Nations Crossing Road between Old Pineville Road and Woodlawn Road will close on Monday, June 25 at 7 a.m. and will re-open on Tuesday, July 3 at 6 p.m. This closure is necessary for utility work. Old Pineville Road and Woodlawn Road should be utilized as the detour.


Friday, April 20, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

The 400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Church Street and Mint Street closed on Monday, April 30 at 9:00 a.m. Due to utility conflicts, it will now re-open on Friday, May 11 at 4:00 pm.

This closure is necessary for waterline work associated with the Romare Bearden Park construction. Motorists can detour using Church Street, Stonewall Street and Mint Street


Wednesday, April 18, 2012
West Trade Street - ALL LANES NOW OPEN 1 p.m.

Crews are working to repair a broken 16 inch water main on West Trade Street. Both inbound lanes are closed between Mint Street and Popular Street with inbound traffic moving via the outbound left turn lane. Both outbound lanes are open.

Currently the Carillon Tower is without water service but crews hope to have it restored by 8 a.m. The main was broken during work on another construction project in the area. The road is anticipated to reopen by early afternoon.


Monday, April 16, 2012
5th Street at North Tryon

Crews are repairing a leaking valve near the corner of 5th Street and North Tryon Street.

5th Street will be closed near the North Tryon intersection and drivers will be detoured onto West Trade Street from Church and College streets.


Monday, April 9, 2012
East Seventh Street - UPDATED

East Seventh Street between Hawthorne Lane and North Caswell Road was closed on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. and re-opened Monday, April 16, 2012 at 6:45 a.m. This closure was necessary for sewer pipe replacement work. Hawthorne Lane, East Fifth Street and North Caswell Road should be utilized as the detour.

Crews will have East 7th Street closed Monday morning after rush hour for final paving.


Friday, April 6, 2012
NewCastle Street

The Road is closed in the 1700 to 1900 block of NewCastle St for Water Main Repairs.  The water pipe break also affected a gas line and gas company and fire department are on site. Also, customers in the 1700 to 1900 block of NewCastle St may have low to no water pressure until 9 pm. Detours are in place.


Wednesday, April 4, 2012
SOUTH TRYON STREET (updated 7:30 a.m.)

All lanes open.


Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Monroe Rd near 8300 block

The right In-bound lane will be closed in the 8300 Block of Monroe Rd for drinking water valve repair until 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Friday, March 30, 2012
Patton Avenue

The 1800 block of Patton Avenue between Mulberry Avenue and Fairfield Street will close Monday, April 2 at 7 a.m. and will reopen Tuesday, April 3 at 5 p.m. The contractor will be performing sewer work for the McCrory Heights neighborhood Improvement project. Motorists should detour using Mulberry Avenue, Fairfield Street, Madison Avenue and Washington Avenue. The road will be closed to all through traffic for the period above.


Wednesday, March 28, 2012
3400 Block Sharon Road 3/28

The inside outbound and inbound travel lanes of Sharon Road will be closed until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 for water utility work.


Thursday, March 22, 2012
N. College Street

At the 300 block of N. College Street -crews have three lanes of this four lane street closed for 6 to 8 hours due to sewer service repairs.


Thursday, March 22, 2012
Providence Rd (3400 block)

crews will be replacing a water service at 3419 Providence Rd on Thursday night. Work will begin around 9 p.m. and there will be one lane for each direction.


Thursday, March 22, 2012
Providence Road

Providence Road will reopen fully to traffic by 10 a.m. this morning. Crews will return at 9 p.m. tonight to finish the repair work.


Monday, March 19, 2012
5th Street near Church

Crews are repairing a valve under 5th Street near Church. Expect one lane closed until Tuesday night. Additional restoration work will be on Wednesday.


Monday, March 19, 2012
Carmel Road

The right / outbound lane is closed due to water service dismantlement until 4:00 p.m. Monday afternoon.


Monday, March 19, 2012
Providence Road (200 Block near Colonial)

Crews are repairing a water pipe under Providence Road (200 Block near Colonial). Two soutbound lanes and a northbound lane are closed until 5:00 p.m.

Drivers are encouraged to use 4th Street / Randolph Road and Queens Road as alternates.


Thursday, March 15, 2012
North Caldwell Street

The left outbound lane will be closed in the 200 to 400 block of N. Caldwell Street. Crews are repairing a water service pipe until about 8:00 p.m.


Monday, March 12, 2012
West Ninth Street

West Ninth Street Street between the intersections of Poplar Street and Church Street will close on Monday, March 26, 2012 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and will re-open by Monday, April 16, 2012 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. This will allow the contractor to perform work in the area for the North Poplar Street Water Line Project. A detour will be set up using Church Street and Seventh Street. Please see the attached map for further details.

Driveways to residents and businesses will remain open.


Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Park Road / Kenilworth Avenue (Friday, April 13 at 6:00 p.m.)

The two outbound lanes on Park Road and one outbound lane on Kenilworth Avenue between Scott Avenue and Park West Drive will close on Friday, April 13 at 6:00 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, April 16 at 6 a.m. This closure is necessary for sewer line relocation work. Kenilworth Avenue will be narrowed to one lane and Park Road will be narrowed to one lane in each direction.


Friday, February 17, 2012
North Poplar Street

North Poplar Street between the intersections of Ninth Street and 10th Streets will close on Thursday, March 1 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and will re-open by Friday, March 23 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. This will allow the contractor to perform work in the area for the North Poplar Street Water Line Project. A detour will be set up using Ninth and 10th Streets. Please see the attached map for further details.

Driveways to residents and businesses will remain open.


Thursday, February 16, 2012
Carson and South Boulevard

Due to scheduling conflicts, the dates of the South Boulevard lane closure have changed. South Boulevard at Carson Boulevard will be reduced to one through lane in each direction the following dates:

* Monday, March 19 at 9:00 a.m. until Monday, March 26 at 7:00 a.m.

* Friday, April 13 at 6:00 p.m. until Sunday, April 15 at 7:00 a.m.

Carson Boulevard between Morehead Square Drive and South Boulevard closed on Monday, February 27 and will remain closed until Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 a.m. These road closures are necessary for the South Boulevard and East Carson Boulevard 54 water main improvements project. Motorists should use Bland Street and Tryon Street as a detour.


Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Browne Road between Amber Leigh Drive and Hucks Road

The 7700 block of Browne Road between Amber Leigh Drive and Hucks Road will close at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, February 25 and will reopen by 6:00 p.m. Sunday, February 26. This closure is necessary to accommodate utility relocation work in advance of roadway widening. Motorists can detour around the closure via David Cox Road, Old Statesville Road and Hucks Road (shown in blue below).

Access to all homes in the vicinity will be maintained.


Monday, February 13, 2012
I-77 North (Exit 5N) near Tyvola Road

Crews are clearining a sewer easement along the Tyvola ramp off of I-77 North. Work will be Monday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

This work is not closing a lane but will be beside the exit ramp.


Friday, February 10, 2012
College Street (500 Block)

Crews are repairing a service pipe and have the left outside lane and center lane closed for the repair.


Friday, February 10, 2012
Providence Road

Crews are repairing a water valve under the 2500 block of Providence Road. The inside / outbound lane is closed until 2:00 p.m. Friday.


Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Northbound South Boulevard And Lexington Avenue

The outside lane of northbound South Boulevard at the intersection of South Boulevard and Lexington Avenue will close on Monday, February 13 at 7:00 a.m. and will re-open on Monday, February 27 at 7:00 a.m. Lexington Avenue at the intersection of South Boulevard will also be closed during this time. These closures are necessary for the South Boulevard and East Carson Boulevard 54-inch water main improvements project.

Delays are expected in this area. For Lexington Avenue, motorists can detour using South Caldwell Street. For South Boulevard, motorists can detour using South Caldwell Street, Morehead Street, Tryon Street, and Stonewall Street, or Bland Street, Tryon Street and Stonewall Street.


Tuesday, February 7, 2012
South Caldwell Street (300 Block)

Crews have the right outbound lane closed on South Caldwell Street (300 Block) for repair follow-up and clean up activities.


Monday, February 6, 2012
Lane Closure on McDowell Street (updated)

The southbound outside lane of McDowell Street is open after a pipe repair. CDOT will have lane closed Wednesday, February 8 to repair sidewalk.


Monday, January 30, 2012
South Boulevard

The two center lanes of South Boulevard will close at the intersections of Carson Boulevard and Lexington Avenue on Monday, February 6 at 7:00 a.m. and will re-open on Monday, February 13 at 7:00 a.m. This lane closure is necessary for the South Boulevard and East Carson Boulevard 54-inch water main improvements project. Delays are expected on South Boulevard. Motorists can detour using Bland Street, Tryon Street and Stonewall Street.


Monday, January 30, 2012
East Morehead Street between South Tryon Street and South College Street

Crews will have the two eastbound Outbound lanes closed on E Morehead St. between S. Tryon St and S. College St. approximately 8 hrs for Water and Sewer installations at 108 E. Morehead St starting at 7 PM on Wednesday 2/1/2012. The left turn lane will be converted into an outbound and turn lane for through traffic. Crews will assist with traffic flow. There should be no interference with the morning commute.


Thursday, January 26, 2012
Park Road 4000 Block

Crews are repairing a service line at tehe 4000 block of Park Road. One inbound lane will be closed until 4:00 p.m. Thursday


Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Overnight Lane Closure on Outbound Independence -- ALL LANES OPEN 1/19

Two lanes will be closed on outbound Independence Blvd. beginning at 8 p.m. this evening for a water line repair. The closure is in the 2700 block, near the Bojangles Coliseum.

The work is scheduled to conclude by the morning rush hour. Updates will be posted here as they become available.


Monday, January 9, 2012
Providence Rd between Oxford Pl and Cherokee Rd (Friday 8:00 p.m.)

Crews are repairing a sewer pipe serving 1132 Providence Road. Outbound lanes are closed and one inboud lane will be used for outbound traffic. Work will begin on Friday, January 13 at 8:00 p.m.


Thursday, January 5, 2012
Queens Road West and East Boulevard -- updated 6 a.m.

All lanes are open.


Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Sam Newell Road -- updated 2:00 p.m. December 30

road is now open


Wednesday, December 21, 2011
7100 Block of Lawyers Road

Two lanes are closed on Lawyers Road through rush hour due to repairs needed on an 8 inch water line.

This is on Lawyers Rd between Idlewild North and Albemarle Rd. Traffic will be able to flow smoothly heading toward Albemarle Rd, but traffic from Albemarle Rd will be diverted to the left turn lane at Idlewild North and allowed to merge back into proper lane just before Idlewild North.


Thursday, December 15, 2011
Tyvola Road near Wedgewood Drive (updated)

all lanes are open

.


Friday, December 9, 2011
3800 Block East Independence Blvd

Two outbound lanes are closed on E. Indpendence Blvd for a water service change. The lanes should re-open by mid-afternoon.


Thursday, December 8, 2011
3800 block of Independence Blvd

The right Lane of the outbound side of the 3800 block of Independence Blvd is closed for a Water Repair.  This lane will be closed for approximately 3 to 4 hours.


Monday, December 5, 2011
Carolina Place Parkway at Hwy 51 intersection

Crews are repairing a water pipe under Carolina Place Parkway near Hwy 51 intersection (near Buca di Beppo Restaurant) starting Monday afternoon. The repair will likely take through Friday.

At least one lane will be open in each direction through the Hwy 51 intersection. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes or to allow more time to travel through this area.

CMUD set up above ground water service for Buca di Beppo Restaurant during the repair. No other customers should be affected.


Friday, December 2, 2011
1000 W. Trade St

The inbound right and center lanes closed for a water main repair. This is between S. Sycamore and Johnson and Wales Way just east of I77. Right turn lane onto Johnson and Wales way is accessible with all traffic control in place. No detours needed.

Crews will have pipe repaired before 6 a.m. saturday.


Friday, December 2, 2011
Emorywood near Archdale

Crews are replacing old pipe under Emorywood near Archdale. One block of Emorywood is closed to through traffic until Saturday.


Friday, December 2, 2011
Starbrook Drive

Starbrook Drive is open


Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Carolina Place Parkway and Hwy 51 intersection

FYI: one lane each direction at Carolina Place Parkway and Hwy 51 intersection 9am-4pm today  

Crews are inspecting a valve under the Carolina Place Parkway and Hwy 51 intersection Wednesday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.   At least one lane will be open in each direction through the intersection.  Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes or to allow more time to travel through this area.

  Some customers on Carolina Place Parkway and Leitner Drive may experience lower than usual water pressure for a couple of minutes as crews test valves.


Friday, November 18, 2011
Brookwood Road

Brookwood Road between Acorn Oaks Road and Blaze Manor Lane will close on Monday, November 28 at 9 a.m. and will re-open on Friday, December 23. This closure is necessary for Charlotte Mecklenburg Utility sanitary sewer pipe installation. The detour will be Acorn Oaks Road, Begonia Drive and Blaze Manor Lane.


Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Queens Road West November 15 9:30 a.m.

Outbound lanes are closed on Queens Road West due to a water main break. The roadway is expected to reopen by early afternoon.


Friday, November 11, 2011
Park Road near Huntingtown Farms Road

Crews are repairing an 8-inch pipe under Park Road near Huntingtown Farms Road. Crews will be working in the area until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening.


Monday, October 31, 2011
Marlwood Circle at Timberlake Drive

The south intersection of Marlwood Circle and Timberlake Drive (at 1320 Marlwood Circle) will be closed for thru-traffic beginning on Monday (11/7) and ending on Sunday (11/20) to install a new 18-inch sanitary sewer main. The intersection will be closed for the duration of the project with one lane opened at nights and weekends for emergency vehicles. The detour will follow the north section of the Marlwood Circle loop.


Friday, September 30, 2011
1700 Block of Dilworth Road East

Dilworth Road East is closed to traffic for water line repairs. All detours are in place and the road is expected to reopen by 4 p.m. today.


Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The Plaza (4700 block)

Crews are installing a new sewer connection near the 4700 block of The Plaza.

Two outbound lanes are closed Wednesday evening for this connection. There is an inbound and outbound lane available for drivers to use. Road will be back to normal by midnight.


Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Stourton Lane at Darnley Place (3:55pm)

A hydrant was hit on Stourton Lane at Darnley Place. CMUD staff is in route to evaluate damage and start repair steps.


Saturday, September 17, 2011
Village Lake Drive near Monroe Road

Crews are repairing a 12-inch water pipe under Village Lake Drive near Monroe Road.

Customers on nearby streets may experience very low to no water pressure until pipe is fixed later tonight, including:

Burtonwood Cr., Conference Dr., Eaglewood Av.,Fox Run Dr., McLauglin Dr., Monroe Rd. near intersection with Village Lake Drive, Old Post Rd., Pinafore Dr., and Village Lake Drive. Updates will be posted here later.


Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Beatties Ford Road near Rosa Parks Place

Crews are repairing sewer pipes under Beatties Ford Road near Rosa Parks Place through September 16. At times, Beatties Ford Road will have only one lane open for inbound and one lane open for outbound traffic.


Monday, September 12, 2011
Park Road (September 16, 2011 to September 19, and September 30 to October 2)

Park Road between Princeton Avenue and Marsh Road will be reduced down to one lane in each direction. Traffic will utilize the inbound side beginning Friday, September 16, 2011 at 6 p.m. and all lanes will re-open on Monday, September 19, 2011 at 6 a.m.

This lane closure is necessary for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities to replace roughly 400 feet of sanitary sewer pipe.

Replacement will continue again on September 30-October 2nd.


Wednesday, September 7, 2011
600 QUEENS ROAD

Crews are repairing a leak and will have one inbound lane closed through afternoon.


Tuesday, September 6, 2011
1900 RANDOLPH ROAD near CASWELL ROAD (updated 10:00 p.m.)

Crews repaired a water pipe break under Randolph Road near Colonial Avenue. All lanes will be open by 11:00 p.m.


Friday, August 26, 2011
7200 Block of Park Road Closed (Updated Sept 6)

The 7200 block of Park Road has been has been reopened to one lane in each direction. Repairs to the roadway and sidewalks will continue in this area for the next two to three weeks. During this time motorists can expect delays in the closure area and are advised to continue to seek alternate routes. Northbound traffic can detour around the closure via Sharon Road West, South Boulevard and Tyvola Road. Southbound traffic can detour around the closure via Fairview Road and Sharon Road.

Crews repaired a section of 24-inch water pipe that was installed in 1973. The type of pipe, pre-stressed concrete cylinder, is the same as the pipe that broke under Runnymede Lane in June.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities invests roughly $10 million each year to proactively find and replace older pipes, and millions more annually in new pipes that serve growth and reinforce the existing network. Parts of this 24-inch pipe have been replaced in the past. Utilities is assessing the condition of this pipe and others to prioritize replacing some sections or abandoning sections that are no longer needed to serve customers.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities is working with Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) to rebuild Park Road and coordinating with Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD), Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), and Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to ensure a safe construction area and safe detours for customers.

Updates will be posted here.


Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Lane to close on Sardis Road North for utility work

The outside, eastbound lane of Sardis Road North between Monroe Road and Independence Blvd. will close for utility work during the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17 through Friday, August 19.

Crews will be working in the area to clean the sewer line, and are part of a larger effort to keep the lines clear of grease and other obstructions in the system. Over time, kitchen grease and other fats, oils and greases that are poured down drains enter the sewer system and clog pipes as the grease hardens. These blockages can send wastewater backwards out of manholes and eventually into our waterways untreated.


Monday, August 15, 2011
2200 BLOCK NORTH TRYON ST

Crews repairing a pipe near 2200 block of North Tryon Street.


Thursday, August 11, 2011
Fairview Road east of Park Road (OPEN)

Lanes are open


Wednesday, August 10, 2011
South Tryon near Clanton Road (Friday Night - Saturday Morning)

Crews are installing a new water pipe under South Tryon between Clanton and Yancy Roads. Work will begin Friday evening and be complete around 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.

As part of this work, some customers may experience low to no water pressure on East Cama Street, Peterson Drive, Wiestling Street, Old Pineville Road (between Scaleybark Road and Yancey Road) and South Tryon Street (between Orchard Circle and Bowman Road). These customers were notified earlier of temporary water pressure reduction / outage.


Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Maryland Avenue

Road closed through afternoon due to sewer pipe repairs.


Thursday, August 4, 2011
Ballantyne Country Club Drive

Crew working on a water pipe repair near 14509 Ballantyne Country Club Drive. Updates will be posted here later.


Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Woodlawn Road (1300 block near Park Road) -- All Lanes Open, Updated Wednesday 8 p.m.

Crews are responding to a leak on a 4- inch water pipe under the 1300 block of Woodlawn Road near Park Road. One lane is open for inbound and outbound traffic during the repair until after 8 p.m.


Monday, August 1, 2011
1200 Block N. Caldwell (Tuesday 6:45 a.m.)

All lanes are now open.


Sunday, July 24, 2011
One outbound lane closed 6600 E. Independence Blvd (updated 4:00 p.m. Tuesday)

The outside outbound lane in the 6600 block of Independence Blvd. is now open.

Crews repaired an 8 inch water line early Monday morning and rebuilt the right curbside outbound lane late Monday and Tuesday.

Water service in the area was not impacted.


Saturday, July 23, 2011
W. 5th Street

The 300-400 block of W. 5th Street will be closed this afternoon for water service work. This will closure is located between N. Graham St and N. Pine St.
The road will be closed for 6 to 8 hours.

The detour is as follows. From 5th St and Graham St: right on N. Graham St, then a left on W. Trade St, left onto N. Pine St, then a right back onto W. 5th St.

All signs are posted.


Friday, July 22, 2011
3000 Block of Sharon Road- updated 3:15 p.m. July 22

Sharon Road will remain one lane in either direction between Wendover and Runnymede through rush hour as crews work to make repairs to the road caused by a small underground void.

Any additional updates will be posted here.


Tuesday, July 12, 2011
MT.HOLLY HUNTERSVILLE ROAD

Inside outbound lane closed until noon for water pipe repair on Tuesday.


Monday, July 11, 2011
South Tryon Street (3800 Block)

Right inbound lane is closed until 3:00 p.m. Monday for crews to repair a water pipe.


Saturday, July 9, 2011
N. Tryon Street

10300 block of N. Tryon Street- crews have the inbound turning lane coming off of N. Tryon Street on to West Mallard Creek Road closed due to water main repairs. The right turn at this location can still be made just a little ways past the safety zone.


Saturday, July 9, 2011
Kenilworth Avenue

Crews are repairing a sewer pipe under Kenilworth Avenue. All lanes are closed and drivers are encouraged to use South Boulevard or Kings Drive until Saturday evening.


Tuesday, July 5, 2011
East 6th Street

Two inbound lanes closed for water service line repair until 4:00 p.m.


Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Lightning strike damages Kingston Avenue in Dilworth (updated Friday, July 1)

During thunderstorms on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 28, lightning struck a water valve along East Kingston Avenue in the Dilworth neighborhood.

The strike to the valve damaged a water line and the road way. The road will open at 5:30 p.m. for the weekend. The road will close again on Tuesday, July 5 for final paving.

East Kingston Avenue is closed at East Kingston Ave and Winthrop Ave, East Kingston Ave and Lennox Ave, Springdale Ave and East Blvd., Springdale Ave and East Park Ave.


Monday, June 27, 2011
Nations Crossing

Crews are repairing a pipe und 4600 block of Nations Crossing Road. Street will be closed between 4500-4700 blocks until 2:00 p.m. Monday.


Thursday, June 23, 2011
South Tryon Street at East Peterson Drive

Crews are repairing a pipe near the intersection of South Tryon Street at East Peterson Drive.

One northbound lane is closed on South Tryon Street likely through evening rush hour.


Wednesday, June 8, 2011
1900 Block Woodlawn Road (near Montford Avenue) Updated 6/13

Crews will be repairing a 24-inch water pipe under a sidewalk at 1900 Woodlawn Road (near Montford). The sidewalk and one lane will be closed during the repair. At times, traffic will be limited to one lane in either direction while crews make the repair.

The traffic control measures will be in place until Saturday, June 18.


Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Runnymede Road near Michael Baker Place

Runnymede Lane, between Barclay Downs Drive and Michael Baker Place, will open all lanes to through traffic this evening. Roadway repair work is finished and the thermoplastic pavement markings are to be installed Saturday.


Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Tuckaseegee Road

An out bound lane closed for water repair. Lane will be reopened by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.


Thursday, June 2, 2011
Queens Road (600 Block)

Crews have the right / inbound lane closed due to sewer repairs until 4:00 p.m.


Thursday, April 21, 2011
Hickory Grove Road starting April 30

Inbound Hickory Grove Road between Carya Pond Lane and North Sharon Amity Road will close on Saturday, April 30 at 8:00 a.m. and will re-open on Monday, May 2 at 6:00 a.m. This closure is necessary for construction of a sewer main extension. A detour will be posted from Hickory Grove Road, north on Shamrock Drive to southbound Sharon Amity Road. Expect heavy traffic and delays on inbound Hickory Grove Road and northbound Shamrock Drive. Albemarle Road and Kimmerly Glen Lane are possible alternate routes.

Local access to homes and businesses will be maintained.


Thursday, April 21, 2011
North Sharon Amity Road starting April 26

The northbound right lane on North Sharon Amity Road between Hickory Grove Road and Shamrock Drive will close on Tuesday, April 26 at 9:00 a.m. and will re-open on Monday May 9 at 6:00 a.m. This closure is necessary for construction of a sewer main extension. Expect heavy traffic and delays on northbound (outbound) North Sharon Amity Road. East WT Harris Boulevard and Eastway Drive are possible alternate routes.

Local access to homes and businesses will be maintained.


Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Johnston Road at Pineville-Matthews Road (Hwy 51) Thursday starting 9 a.m.

The outside southbound lane on Johnston Road and the outside westbound lane on Pineville-Matthews Road (Hwy 51) will be closed Thursday, April 14th, between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. so crews can repair a water leak.


Friday, April 8, 2011
600 E 5th Street

Two outbound lanes are closed through Friday afternoon to repair a pipe.


Tuesday, March 29, 2011
North Sharon Amity (4800 block)

Crews are repairing a sewer pipe under North Sharon Amity (4800 block). The outbound left turn lane closed until 10:00 p.m. The left turn lane on to Abbydale Drive is also closed.


Friday, March 18, 2011
South Boulevard At Woodlawn Road Intersection

Crews are doing preventative maintenance work on sewer manholes under the South Boulevard At Woodlawn Road Intersection on Sunday, March 20.

* Southbound traffic on South Boulevard will not be allowed to turn left onto Woodlawn Road.
* Eastbound traffic on Woodlawn Road will not be allowed to turn left to travel northbound on South Boulevard.

All work will be completed before Sunday night.


Friday, March 11, 2011
Steele Creek Road

A contractor will be working on a water line and sewer pipes on Saturday, March 12, 2011 and possibly Sunday, March 13, 2011 between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. This work area is located on Steele Creek Road at Branch Bend Lane, which is between Westinghouse Boulevard and Brown Grier Road.

One lane will be open with flag-men directing traffic during construction.


Friday, March 11, 2011
East 7th Street (updated at 6:00 a.m. Friday)

Crews repaired a water pipe servicing a property near 1600 East 7th Street. The right outbound lane was closed during the repair and will be open by 7:00 a.m. Friday.


Thursday, March 10, 2011
East 4TH Street - updated 3:49 p.m.

Crews repaired a water service between the 200 block to the 400 block of East 4TH Street. Two lanes are closed and the turning lane on N. College Street that feeds on to East 4th Street is also closed.

The lanes will be open after 6:00 p.m.


Friday, March 4, 2011
One outbound lane of Park Road closed at Huntingtowne Farms Road (3 PM)

Water main repair under way for an 8 inch water main. One outbound lane is closed for 4-6 hours. No customers are without water service but outbound traffic flow along Park is restricted to one lane only. CMPD is on site for safety purposes.

Will update this site once lanes have reopened.


Friday, February 25, 2011
Eastway Drive Water Main repair 11 AM Friday 2/25/11

From the 2500-2800 Eastway Dr. the right out bound lane is closed for 4-6 hours due to water service repairs.


Monday, February 21, 2011
Sewer line repair COMPLETE on Providence Road; ALL LANES OPEN (Wednesday, 8:45 PM update)

The repair to a a sewer line at the Myers Park United Methodist Church at 1020 Providence Rd, is COMPLETE and all lanes of traffic along Providence between Queens Road and Oxford Place are open as of 7:15 PM today.


Tuesday, February 15, 2011
ALL LANES OPEN: Water Main Repair 4500-4700 Block of Carmel Road (updated 10:30 am 021711)

all lanes along the 4500 block to 4700 block of Carmel Road have reopened.

The City's repair to a leaking 30-inch water main, and a storm water drain and pavement repair, was completed today. The leaking water pipe was fixed after it was accidentally struck Monday night by a boring contractor.


Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Carmel Road (Tuesday night through Wednesday morning)

At least one southbound lane of Carmel Road (near Montibellow) will be closed Tuesday night through Wednesday morning.

Drivers are encouraged to use Park Road and Colony Road as alternates between Quail Hollow and Hwy 51.


Thursday, February 10, 2011
Kenilworth Avenue between East Boulevard and Ideal Way closes 7:00 a.m. 2/19/2011

Crews need to work on sewer pipe under Kenilworth Avenue. Detour is right on East Boulevard, left on South Boulevard, left on Scaleybark Road, left on East Woodlawn Road and right back onto Park Road.

Local access will be maintained.

Reopens 8:00 p.m. that same day 2/19/2011


Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Park Road at Smithfield Church Road

Crews are repairing a water pipe serving 8801 Park Road. The left inside and middle inbound lanes will be closed until 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night.


Thursday, February 3, 2011
North College Street (100 block)

Crews have two lanes closed near 100 North College Street to repair a water pipe. The lanes will be closed through noon.


Tuesday, February 1, 2011
North Tryon Street (3100 - 3700 blocks)

The inside southbound lane of North Tryon Street (3100 - 3700 blocks) is closed on February 3rd between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The left turning lane of 36th Street onto North Tryon Street.


Thursday, January 27, 2011
South Tryon Street (4800 block) - Thursday night

Crews are repairing a pipe under South Tryon Street (4800 block).

They will close one inbound lane and one outbound lane and the turning lane on the outbound side. This is located between Woodlawn Rd and Yorkmont Rd. Crews will have lanes closed around 6:00pm after rush hour traffic has past.

Lanes will be opened before morning rush hour.


Thursday, January 20, 2011
South Caldwell Street - updated 3:40 p.m.

Crews are repaired a 12-inch water pipe under the 200 block of South Caldwell Street Thursday night.

The outbound block of South Caldwell between 3rd and 4th streets will remain closed through the weekend so that Pike can install conduit under the street.


Thursday, January 13, 2011
Park Road at Johnston Road

A contractor is checking a water pipe under the intersection of Park Road at Johnston Road.

The northbound left turning lane of Johnston Road at Park Road will be closed until further notice.


Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Tuckaseegee Road (4800 Block)

Crews are repairing a 24-inch water pipe under the 4800 block of Tuckaseegee Road. The right inbound lane is closed.

Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes through midnight.


Wednesday, January 12, 2011
North Graham near Atando Avenue

Crews are repairing a 12-inch water pipe break under North Graham near Atando Avenue. One lane will be closed in each direction through the afternoon.

Drivers are encouraged to use North Tryon Street and Statesville Avenue as alternate routes.


Friday, January 7, 2011
North Kings Drive

All southbound lanes on North Kings Drive between Elizabeth Avenue and East Fourth Street will close on January 21, 2011 at 7 p.m. and will re-open on January 24, 2011 at 6 a.m. Northbound lanes will remain open. The southbound detour is left on Elizabeth Avenue, right on Charlottetowne Avenue and left back on to South Kings Drive. This closure is necessary to install a sanitary sewer line for the Sugar Creek Greenway Project.


Monday, January 3, 2011
Scaleybark Road onto Woodlawn Road

The middle turning lane from Scaleybark road onto Woodlawn road will be closed until repairs have been completed on water main.


Wednesday, December 29, 2010
South blvd

Crews fixed a pipe under the 2000 block of South Blvd. One inbound lane is closed through morning.


Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Park Road near Selwyn Avenue - updated 5:30 a.m.

All lanes are open.


Tuesday, December 21, 2010
McCall Street (near Church Street) in Cornelius

A lane is closed on McCall Street (near Church Street) in Cornelius for a water pipe repair.


Friday, December 17, 2010
Tuckaseegee Road at Toddville Road intersection

Crews are repairing a water pipe under the intersection of Tuckaseegee Road and Toddville Road. Access through this intersection will be limited.

Drivers are encouraged to use Freedom Drive and I-85 to Little Rock Road as alternates.


Friday, December 17, 2010
N. Graham Street

Crews are arepairing a water pipe near the 3100 block of N. Graham Street.

1 outbound lane and 2 inbound lanes are closed.


Friday, December 17, 2010
South Tryon Street (5300 block north of West Tyvola Road)

Crews are repairing a pipe under South Tryon Street (5300 block north of West Tyvola Road).

Inbound lanes are closed. Drivers will be detoured to turn right on Queen Anne Road and turn left on Southampton Road and then right onto South Tryon Street. These lanes will be closed through evening rush hour.


Thursday, December 16, 2010
Roswell Avenue

Roswell Avenue is closed at 3500 block near Queens Road West due to repairs on a 12-inch pipe.

Use Selwyn Avenu as an alternate.


Thursday, December 16, 2010
Central Avenue 3500 block

a lane is closed on the 3500 block of Central Avenue through morning rush hour.


Thursday, December 16, 2010
Randolph Road (3000 block near sam drenan road) ----updated friday at 6:30 a.m.

Pipe repaired an inbound lanes open for Friday morning rush hour.

This is a difficult repair due to the close proximity of a natural gas pipeline.


Thursday, December 16, 2010
7th street (2000 block near Caswell Road and Pecan Avenue intersection)

Crews have an inbound lane closed through morning rush hour.


Friday, December 10, 2010
Pineville-Matthews Road (HWY 51) and Park Road

Lanes and Road closure scheduled for 9am Monday December 13th at the corner of Pineville-Matthews Road (HWY 51) and Park Road. The eastbound outside lane and turning lane at 9000 Block of Pineville-Matthews Road will be closed (see attached diagram). Intersection of Pineville-Matthews Road (HWY 51) and Park Road will be closed to south bound traffic. Detour signs will be posted to route traffic around this area. Repairs will take approximately 8 hours.


Friday, December 10, 2010
LaSalle Street near Augusta Street

crews are repairing a pipe under LaSalle Street near Augusta Street through evening rush hour.


Friday, December 10, 2010
Eastway near Plaza

Two lanes closed on Eastway near The Plaza as crews repair a 20-inch water pipe. Lanes will be closed through evening rush hour.


Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Tyvola Road (1700-2000 block)

crews are repairing a water pipe under Tyvola Road (1700-2000 block). Customers may experience lower than usual water pressure.


Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Freedom Drive

Crews working on water pipe under 3301 Freedom Drive until Wednesday 3:00 p.m.

No lanes are affected.


Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Statesville Road off West W T Harris

Two inbound lanes closed for pipe repairs through Wednesday afternoon.


Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Albemarle Road (5700 block)

An inbound lane is closed for pipe repairs.


Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Carmel Road

The inside inbound turning lane & one outside outbound turning lane closed due to water service repairs.

The lanes will be closed through evening rush hour.


Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Providence Plantation Lane

crews are repairing a water pipe under Providence Plantation Lane near Houston Branch Road.

Expect some traffic delays near this intersection and lower water pressure than normal.


Monday, December 6, 2010
Shamrock Drive (between North Sharon Amity Road and Great Wagon Road)

Both westbound lanes on Shamrock Drive between North Sharon Amity Road and Great Wagon Road will close on Friday, December 10 at 6:30 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, December 13 at 7:00 a.m. Motorists traveling westbound on Shamrock Drive can detour north on North Sharon Amity Road, west on Milton Road and south on Tipperary Place back to Shamrock Drive.

During this same time period one lane of southbound North Sharon Amity Road between Sharon Chase Drive and Shamrock Drive will also be closed.

This closure is necessary for work related to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities water main improvements. Access to local businesses and homes will be maintained via eastbound Shamrock Drive. Eastbound Shamrock Drive at North Sharon Amity Road will remain open.


Monday, December 6, 2010
Wilkinson Boulevard (3100 block near Ashley Drive)

Crews have closed two outbound lanes of Wilkinson Boulevard (3100 block near Ashley Drive) to repair a water pipe. Drivers are able to get around the construction zone.

Lanes should be open before evening rush hour traffic.


Monday, December 6, 2010
Albemarle Road (6200 block near Farm Pond)

Turning lanes are closed in the 6200 block of Albemarle Road near Farm Pond Lane due to a repair.


Friday, December 3, 2010
SOUTH TRYON ST (4200 block @ E. Peterson Street)

Crews began work on a water pipe repair last night under South Tryon Street. The inside outbound lane and right inbound lane of South Tryon will be closed through morning rush hour.


Thursday, December 2, 2010
Catawba Avenue

Catawba Avenue (near Harrill Street) is closed to thru traffic while crews repair a sewer pipe under the street.


Thursday, December 2, 2010
Hawthorne Lane (440 block)

Crews have the left inbound Lane & the left outbound lane closed until 4 pm Thursday to repair a sewer pipe.

Cars can drive through other lanes to get around repair.


Thursday, December 2, 2010
Westfield Road

Crews are repairing a water pipe under the 2900 block of Westfield Road near Ridgewood.

updates will be posted here.


Thursday, December 2, 2010
Old Pineville Road (5800 block south of Tyvola)

The inbound lane of Old Pineville Road (5800 block south of Tyvola) is closed while crews repair a water pipe.

Update will be posted here.


Wednesday, December 1, 2010
East 8th Street (500-600 block)

Crews are repairing a water pipe under East 8th Street (500-600 block)


Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Middleton Drive

Crews will replace sewer pipes under Middleton Drive near Cherokee Road on November 29 and 30.

Middleton Drive will be closed to through traffic between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. both days. Drivers are encouraged to use Cottage Place as a detour.


Thursday, November 18, 2010
Remount Road (1700 Block)

Two outbound lanes of Remount Rd (1700 block, between the Watson Dr and Kimberly Rd) are closed Monday.

This closure is necessary so crews can repair two sewer pipes under the street.

The lanes will be closed roughly 8 hours. One lane of traffic will be open for inbound and outbound (using inbound lanes).


Thursday, November 18, 2010
SOUTH SHARON AMITY (100 BLOCK TO 500 BLOCK near cotswold) updated at 4:00 p.m.

Crews repaired a water pipe near the intersection of Sharon Amity and Randolph earlier this morning. The road is being cleaned and prepared for asphalt.

The right outbound lane of Sharon Amity is closed through EVENING rush hour.


Wednesday, November 10, 2010
East 35TH Street & N. Davidson Street

A contractor has hit an 8-inch water pipe under East 35TH Street & N. Davidson Street. A crew is on the way as of 10:30 a.m.

updates will be posted here later today.


Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Matthews / Minthill Road [Highway 51]

Crews are working in 3000 block on Matthews / Minthill Road [Highway 51] near Matthews Executive Plaza.

Expect on-looker delays through evening rush hour.


Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Middleton Drive

Crews will replace roughly 60-feet of sewer pipe under Middleton Drive near Cherokee Road on November 11 and 12.

Middleton Drive will be closed to through traffic between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. both days. Drivers are encouraged to use Cottage Place as a detour.


Tuesday, November 9, 2010
North Sharon Amity Road

Crews are repairing an 8-inch pipe under 3021 North Sharon Amity Road. The left southbound lane will be closed through evening rush hour.


Monday, November 8, 2010
Cooper Drive (600 block)

Crews are replacing a sewer manhole and pipe near 621 Cooper Drive between November 9 and November 12.

The 600 block of Cooper Drive will be closed during this work.


Monday, November 8, 2010
Park Road near Selwyn - updated 9:46 am

Crews repaired a 6-inch water pipe at the bridge near Selwyn Avenue last night. Crews completed paving and ...

all lanes are open.


Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Bland Street (South Tryon St and South Blvd) - updated Friday

Crews are replacing a sewer pipe and repairing storm drain pipes under Bland Street. Bland Street (South Tryon St and South Blvd) is closed to through traffic until Monday at 6:00 a.m. The work area is blocked off so that only local traffic (residents and restaurant customers) can enter.

The outbound curb lane on South Boulevard is closed. Also, the left turn lane on South Boulevard to Bland street is also closed.

Sidewalks on this part of Bland Street will also be closed.


Friday, October 29, 2010
Jordan Place

Starting Saturday October 30 at 9:00 AM we will be closing Jordan Pl. between N. Davidson St and Matheson Ave. for 12 hours to install a new fire line at 2514 N. Davidson St. A detour will in place.


Friday, October 29, 2010
Rea Road - REOPENED

One lane was closed at 3300 block of Rea Road for repair. Road is now back open.


Thursday, October 28, 2010
Shamrock Drive near North Sharon Amity Road

Both westbound lanes on Shamrock Drive between North Sharon Amity Road and Great Wagon Road will close on Friday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, November 8 at 7:00 a.m. Motorists traveling westbound on Shamrock Drive can detour north on North Sharon Amity Road, west on Milton Road and south on Tipperary Place back to Shamrock Drive.

During this same time period one lane of southbound North Sharon Amity Road between Sharon Chase Drive and Shamrock Drive will also be closed.

This closure is necessary for work related to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities (CMU) water main improvements. Access to local businesses and homes will be maintained via eastbound Shamrock Drive. Eastbound Shamrock Drive at N. Sharon Amity Road will remain open


Thursday, October 28, 2010
Nations Crossing and Woodlawn - updated 6:00 A.m.

Crews replaced several feet of a 12-inch water pipe near 4500 block of Nations Crossing and Woodlawn.

The pipe replacement was completed before 1 am and water service is back to normal. The road will be closed for repaving through Friday morning. The 4500- 4700 blocks of Nations Crossing will have at least one lane blocked throughout the repaving.

Drivers are encouraged to use South Boulevard or South Tryon Street as alternates through Friday evening.


Friday, October 22, 2010
Jordan Street

Jordan Street is closed to outbound traffic between N Davidson St and Matheson Ave until 9:00 p.m. Friday to replace a 6-inch fire line. A detour will be in place.


Friday, October 15, 2010
North Sharon Amity Road

The left turn lane and the left through lane on southbound North Sharon Amity at Vernedale Drive will close on Sunday, October 17 at 8:00 a.m. and will re-open on that same day at 5:00 p.m. This closure is necessary for water main work. Southbound motorists can bypass this area by using Hickory Grove Road, Biederbeck Drive, Prestwick Lane and Butterwick Lane to Vernedale Road.

Access to all homes and businesses will be maintained.


Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Pence Road

The right turn lane on Pence Road at Harrisburg Road will close on Sunday, October 17 at 8:00 a.m. and will re-open that same day at 7:00 p.m. This closure is necessary for water main work. Motorists can bypass this area by using Pence Road to West WT Harris Boulevard to Albemarle Road to Harrisburg Road to travel south, or using Pence Road to Robinson Church Road to Harrisburg Road to travel north. Delays are expected on Pence Road at Harrisburg Road.


Wednesday, October 6, 2010
South Tryon Street (10200 block)

Crews have the right inbound lane closed due to repairing a fireline.

This lane will be closed through 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.


Monday, October 4, 2010
900 EAST WOODLAWN ROAD

The outside / inbound lane is closed due to water pipe repairs.


Friday, October 1, 2010
Randolph Road (4400 block near Sharon Amity Road)

Crews closed inbound lanes of Randolph Road (4400 block near Sharon Amity Road) until evening rush hour to repair a pipe.

One lane is open for each direction. Expect delays through afternoon.


Thursday, September 30, 2010
South Tryon (10200 block)

Crews are repairing a fire line near 10203 South Tryon Friday morning. The left inbound lane will be closed Friday starting at 9:00 a.m. and until repaired.

Right inbound lane is open.


Friday, September 24, 2010
Colony Road at MPHS

Southbound Colony Road closed at Myers Park High School on saturday, sept 25 between 7 am to 7 pm to replace asphalt.

Use Selwyn Ave and Runnymede lane as detour.


Monday, September 20, 2010
Country Club Drive

Contractor accidentally hit a gas line. THe 3400 block of Country Club Drive is closed Monday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.


Friday, September 17, 2010
Caldwell Road

From 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on September 27 and 28, Caldwell Road will be closed between Old Stone Crossing Drive and Caldwell Ridge Parkway.

Drivers will be detoured using Caldwell Ridge Parkway, Back Acre Drive, and Sawmill Trace Drive.


Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Park Avenue near Park Road- updated 5:15 pm Tuesday

Crews repaired an 8-inch water pipe under 700 East Park Avenue near Park Road. The road will reopen after evening rush hour.

Park Avenue is closed at Park Road. Drivers should use Kingston Avenue as an alternate.


Tuesday, September 14, 2010
South Tryon Street 6900 block - update 12:50 pm tues

Lanes open.


Monday, September 13, 2010
Park Road near Ordermore

Crews repairing a water pipe under Park Road. Both inbound / northbound lanes are closed until 4:00 p.m.

Drivers can use McDonald Avenue as an alternate.


Thursday, September 2, 2010
East Park Avenue

Crews are repairing a sewer pipe under the 300 block of East Park Avenue. This block will be closed until 4:00 p.m.


Tuesday, August 31, 2010
South Boulevard (2700 -2800 Block)

Crews are installing a service pipe in the 2700 block of South Boulevard near Poindexter Road.

The southbound curb lane may be closed intermittently during 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. August 31 to September 3.

On September 7, Tuesday night at 6:00 p.m. (or Wednesday night), both southbound lanes will be closed at Poindexter Road. One lane will be open in each direction but expect delays. The road will be patched the following morning.


Monday, August 30, 2010
North Tryon Street at Dalton Avenue - REOPENED

Crews are repairing an 8-inch water pipe in the intersection of North Tryon Street at Dalton Avenue.

The outbound curb-lane of North Tryon (near 1500 block) will be closed until 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.


Friday, August 27, 2010
Albemarle Road @ Harrisburg Road

Crews have the right outbound outside lane closed due to a major water service repairs. Traffic can safely get through.

Lane will be reopened by evening rush hour Friday.


Thursday, August 26, 2010
Barclay Downs Drive (3700 Block)

Starting at 9:00am on 8/27/10 utilities crews will be closing down the 3300 block down to the 3800 block of Barclay Downs Drive. This is located between Ferncliff Road and Inverness Road. This closure is necessary so can safely make repairs on a water leak. The road will be closed for about 6 hours.

The detour in place will be: coming from Runnymede Ln and Barclay Downs- turn left on Ferncliff Rd, then turn right onto Colony Rd, then right on Roxborough Rd, and then a right on Morrison Blvd, and that will bring you back Barclay Downs Dr.

Coming from Fairview/South Park: Come down Barclay Downs Dr, then turn left on Inverness Rd, then turn left onto on Manning Dr, then right on Park Rd, then a right on Selwyn Rd, and then a right onto Runnymede Ln.

CATS buses will be affected. We are sorry for any inconveniences this may cause.


Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Ideal Way (600 Block)

Due to a sewer main break we will be closing down the 600blk of Ideal Way this is located between Iverson Way and Winthrop Ave.

A detour is in place: coming from South Blvd: Ideal Way to Iverson Way to Diana Dr to Winthrop Ave and back to Ideal Way, and coming from Park Rd right on Winthrop Ave to Diana Dr to Iverson Way and back to Ideal Way. The road is closed until 5:00 p.m. We are sorry for any inconveniences this may cause you and we would like to thank you in advance for your patience with us has we make this necessary repair.


Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Kendall Avenue

Kendall Avenue is closed near 2700 block to all thru traffic due to repairs on a 8-inch sewer pipe until 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.


Tuesday, August 24, 2010
South Boulevard (2700 Block)

At 2700 South Bvld we have the outside / outbound lane closed until 3:30 Tuesday due to service dismantlement.


Tuesday, August 10, 2010
West Blvd (2500 block)

West Boulevard is reduced to two lanes of traffic-- -one inbound and one outbound until 4:00 p.m.


Thursday, August 5, 2010
Central Avenue (August 7-9)

Crews will repair a sewer pipe under 2900 Central Avenue (near Arnold Drive). Work will begin around 7:00 a.m. Saturday, August 7 and be complete before Monday morning rush hour at 6:00 a.m.

Traffic shifts will occur in both directions between Masonic Drive and Arnold Drive throughout the weekend. One lane will be open in each direction but expect some delays driving through the repair area.


Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Remount Road - NOW OPEN as of 2:15 p.m. August 6

- NOW OPEN as of 2:15 p.m. August 6 -Southbound Remount Road from Watson Drive to West Boulevard will be reduced to one lane.

Beginning at 9:00 a.m. August 5, 2010 through August 6, 2010, both southbound lanes of Remount Road from Watson Drive to West Boulevard will be closed. All traffic will use the left turn lane to travel southbound through the intersection. Appropriate adjustments to the traffic signal at Remount Road and West Boulevard will be made to address both through and left turn traffic from this lane.

Heavy congestion of southbound Remount Road is anticipated during peak traffic periods. Motorists are advised to avoid southbound Remount and use I-77 southbound to West Boulevard as an alternate. These lane closures are necessary for emergency repair work to a water main in Remount Road. Local access to homes and businesses will be maintained.


Wednesday, August 4, 2010
West Charles Street in Matthews

Crews are repairing a pipe under the 400blk to 600blk of West Charles Street in Matthews. This section of road is closed until 4:00 p.m. August 4.


Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Lane closures @ 500 Block of North College due to water pipe repair

WEDNESDAY, 7/28/10, 12 noon -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities crews are repairing a water main break at the 500 block of North College Street.

The outbound and center lanes are expected to remain closed until 6 PM. Signs are in place to advise motorists, who are asked to drive safely and be mindful of workers and equipment at the site. Thank you for your patience as we perform this necessary repair.


Thursday, July 22, 2010
Pleasant Plains Road near Ashley Creek Drive (Matthews) 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 a.m. (updated at 7:20 a.m.)

Crews will have one lane closed on Pleasant Plains Road near Ashley Creek Drive (in Matthews) 7:00 p.m. Thursday night until 10:00 a.m. Friday morning.

Crews located and fixed a leaking pipe under the street. Now crews are repairing the road. Flaggers will help drivers get around the construction area.


Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Rama Road between Monroe Rd. and Florence Ave.

The southbound, right-hand lane of Rama Road will be closed between Monroe Rd. and Florence Ave. to install a liner in the sewer pipe. Work will be completed between 9 am and 4 pm. on July 23.


Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Eastway Drive between Biscayne Drive and Pinecrest Avenue - UPDATED

The southbound, right-hand lane will be closed between Biscayne Dr. and Pinecrest Ave. to install a liner in the sewer pipe. Work will be completed between 9 am and 6 pm. on July 22.


Friday, July 16, 2010
Sugar Creek Road (900 block of East Sugar Creek)

In the 900Blk of E. Sugar Creek Rd The outside inbound lane and the inside outbound lane are closed. The outside outbound lane is open for outbound traffic and the inside inbound lane is open for inbound traffic these lanes are closed for a water line repair. They will be closed until 4:00 p.m.


Friday, July 16, 2010
North Sharon Amity (5700 block)

Crews are repairing a sewer pipe under the street.

The two inbound lanes are closed. We have converted the two outbound lanes to accommodate all traffic during this repair. This will also affect the two inside turning lanes at this time.

Repair should be complete late afternoon Friday.


Wednesday, July 14, 2010
South Boulevard (2700 Block) updated 1:27 p.m. - ROAD OPEN

updated 1:27 p.m. - ROAD OPEN

Crews are repaired a water pipe under the 2700 Block of South Boulevard.


Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Remount Road (July 18-31)

Remount Road between Barringer Drive and the I-77 entrance ramp will be reduced to one lane north/west bound beginning Sunday July 18, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. through July 31, 2010 at 9:00 p.m. This lane closure is necessary for the construction of the West Water Main Project along Remount Road.

Local access to homes and businesses will be maintained.


Sunday, July 11, 2010
RANDOLPH ROAD (all lanes open) updated Wednesday 4:39 p.m.

All lanes open.


Thursday, July 8, 2010
Cherokee Road

Cherokee Road between Biltmore Drive and Lockley Drive will close on Monday, July 12, 2010 at 9 a.m. and will re-open on August 16, 2010 at 5 p.m. This closure is necessary to replace a sewer pipe that is deep under the street. Lockley Drive, Colville Road and Biltmore Drive should be utilized as the detour.

All local access will be maintained.


Wednesday, July 7, 2010
North Sharon Amity Road (between Kimberly Glenn Lane and Shamrock Drive)

During the week of July 19, crews will close a inbound / southbound lane of North Sharon Amity Road near Shamrock Drive between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Kenilworth Avenue between East Boulevard and Ideal Way

Crews will replace a sewer pipe under Kenilworth Avenue between East Boulevard and Ideal Way. Kenilworth Avenue is a one-way street and closed between East Boulevard and Ideal Way.

Work will begin at 8:00 a.m. on July 17 and continue until 8:00 p.m. Drivers are encouraged to use South Boulevard to Scaleybark Road to Park Road as an alternate route.


Thursday, July 1, 2010
Sharon Road (between Ferncliff Road and Runnymede Lane) for July 9

Sharon Road between Ferncliff Road and Runnymede Lane will be reduced down to one lane in each direction beginning Friday, July 9, 2010 at 8 p.m. and all lanes will re-open on Monday, July 12, 2010 at 6 a.m.

Traffic will utilize the outbound side of the road. This lane closure is necessary for Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities to replace a sanitary sewer pipe.