Major road construction project underway in Plaza Midwood: What you need to know

CHARLOTTE — Road construction began Monday along Central Avenue between The Plaza and Veterans Park in Plaza Midwood.

Crews are working on storm drains to prevent flooding on the busy road.

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Some lanes of traffic will be closed for eight months.

>> In the video at the top of this page, Traffic Team 9′s Mark Taylor breaks down what drivers can expect and for how long.

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