Winter Storm Inga Update
Chapel Hill is cleaning up after Winter Storm Inga dumped nearly a foot of snow on the town. High-traffic roads have been cleared, but icy spots remain.
Town facilities are open Friday. Chapel Hill Transit service is operating on a modified schedule.
Residential solid waste collection will resume normal schedules next week. Commercial solid waste collection will be made up Saturday. Yard waste collection, including leaf collection, is canceled this week. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday curbside recycling routes—collected by Orange County Solid Waste—will be collected Friday and Saturday.
Lane Closures: Franklin Street and Church Street
One westbound (toward downtown Chapel Hill) motor-vehicle lane and the sidewalk on East Franklin Street in front of the Sherwin Williams Paint Store (north of Estes Drive) will be closed daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Wednesday, May 3. A contractor will be working on the new Dunkin Donuts development project next to Sherwin Williams Paint.
One lane of Church Street between Caldwell and Brooks streets will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 21, for a sewer connection. A flagger will direct traffic, and two-way traffic will be maintained.
One westbound (toward Carrboro) lane of West Franklin Street will be closed in front of the Carolina Square development project (between Mallette and Columbia streets) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, through Thursday, April 27.
Delays to motor-vehicle traffic should be expected during these closures.
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