• Uptown lane closures to bring more traffic headaches for commuters


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - More closures in uptown Charlotte are expected to cause travel headaches for commuters.

    Crews closed Graham Street between 4th and 5th Streets around 10 a.m. Monday. The closure is expected to last through June 21 to work on Gold Line phase 2 construction.

    [ALSO READ: Lane closures expected as construction begins on bike lanes in uptown]

    The traffic troubles started in early March when crews started closing off lanes to demolish the Polk Building to make room for a new 14-story development that will be at the intersection of Graham and Trade streets.

    >>In the video above, Traffic Team 9’s Mark Taylor walks you through another closure in uptown and what drivers can do to avoid the traffic mess.

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