CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter and other city leaders were at the Stonewall station Wednesday to mark the start of a project that will expand a Lynx light rail station.
Crews will start work on the expansion project so that it can eventually accommodate three-car trains.
The city said the project will allow CATS to be ready for more riders once the Blue Line Extension opens in 2017.
An $18 million federal grant will pay for the expansion project.
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Read past coverage:
April 14, 2014: Work to begin this summer on a blue line extension
Feb 26, 2014: Lynx Gold Line receives approval for expansion
Dec. 20, 2011: Blue line getting $18 Million makeover