Lane Closures: West Franklin Street and North Merritt Mill Road

Post Date:12/05/2017 3:46 PM

Lane closures on West Franklin Street between Graham Street and Merritt Mill Road and on North Merritt Mill Road will occur from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 6 -7, to allow Town of Chapel Hill crews to remove flower planters due to sightline issues on the sidewalk in front of Crooks Corner.

West Franklin Street will be reduced to one westbound lane (toward Carrboro) between Graham Street and Merritt Mill Road. Right turns onto North Merritt Mill Road will be prohibited during this closure.

The northbound lane of North Merritt Mill Road will be closed to traffic from the south and detoured to North Graham Street. Southbound traffic and traffic entering the northbound lane from businesses along North Merritt Mill Road will be allowed throughout the closure.

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