• Alternate routes to avoid uptown St. Patrick's Day weekend chaos


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Pedestrian traffic and road closures are ahead this St. Patrick’s Day weekend as the Charlotte Goes Green Festival and Parade both happen Saturday in uptown.

    Closures start Saturday morning at 5 a.m. as 3,000 marchers and 45,000 people attend the parade on North Tryon Street between Ninth and Third streets.

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    >>> Watch the video above as Eyewitness News traffic reporter Mark Taylor maps out alternate routes to help you avoid the St. Patrick’s Day weekend chaos.  

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