• Construction deadline delayed on heavily traveled bridge

    By: Briana Harper


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There has been major frustration for anyone who lives or drives in the Elizabeth community in Charlotte.

    Residents and motorists may have noticed work has stopped on the new Hawthorne bridge over East Independence Boulevard.

    [Busy bridge in Elizabeth neighborhood closed until 2019]

    Channel 9 confirmed Wednesday the bridge will not open by the original March deadline, officials said.

    In the video at the top of this web page, Channel 9's Briana Harper is on Hawthorne Lane to explain what's delaying the work.

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