• ALTERNATE ROUTES: Roads shut down in uptown Charlotte due to LYNX utility work

    By: Gina Esposito


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There are a few closures in uptown Charlotte that may affect your daily commute.

    On Monday morning at 9 a.m., South Mint Street and West Street were closed. 

    The closures will last throughout the week and are planned to reopen next Monday at 6 a.m.

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    Crews said they are doing utility work for the CityLYNX Gold Line phase 2 construction project.

    CATS is said to be affected by this closure.

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    Here are a few alternate routes to avoid the closures:

    • Mint Street up to 4th Street
    • Graham Street and 5th Street 
    • Church Street

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