Road closures for Speed Street in uptown Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola is a three-day festival over Memorial Day weekend ahead of Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Street closures for the following streets began Tuesday and will remain closed until Sunday at noon.

LINK: Speed Street information

Charlotte police prepped for Speed Street

On Friday, the following streets will open and close as outlined:

  • 6 a.m.: Fourth Street, Third Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will open for through traffic.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Fourth Street between Church Street and College Street will close.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Third Street between Church Street and College Street will close.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Church Street and College Street (lanes open to access loading dock at Wells Fargo) will close.
  • Note: Fourth Street, Third Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will remain closed until Sunday at 6 a.m. There will be two-way access on East Third Street, East and West Fourth Street and East and West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The 230 South Tryon deck will allow entry and exit on Church Street.
  • 5 p.m.: Third Street between Church and Mint Streets close. These streets will reopen at 11:30 p.m.

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On Saturday, the following streets will open and close as outlined:

  • 5 p.m.: Third Street between Church and Mint Streets close. These streets will reopen at 11:30 p.m. except for the lane closest to Romare Bearden Park.
  • On Sunday, the following streets will open and close as outlined:
  • 12:01 a.m.: Mint Street will close between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Third Street.
  • By 6 a.m., Tryon Street, Third Street, Fourth Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and Levine Avenue of the Arts will open.
  • By noon, Mint Street will open between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Third Street as well as the final lane on Third Street between Church Street and Mint Street.
  • By noon, the parking lane on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Church and Mint Streets will open.

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