Winter Storm Inga Update: 11:50 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19

Post Date:01/19/2018 11:35 AM

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  • Town facilities are open
  • Chapel Hill Transit is operating on a modified schedule Friday. See below for details.
  • 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
  • Watch out for falling snow and ice from trees and rooftops as melting continues

Do you have a question about snow cleanup? Start here: If you can't find your answer, an information help line is available Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 919-969-5005.

Town of Chapel Hill Public Works crews have completed primary routes and are turning their attention to secondary routes. These routes are roads that don’t include dead ends, culs-de-sac, and gravel roads. As temperatures warm Friday, more progress will be made in addition to the salt and sand that was laid overnight.

You can view the progress to the Town's street network on the Adverse Weather Map at Please note this map is updated periodically throughout the day.



11 a.m.
Beginning at 11 a.m., the following routes will operate: A (no detours) and T (will not serve Weaver Dairy, East Chapel Hill High and Carol Woods). 

12 p.m.
Beginning at 12 p.m., Chapel Hill Transit will operate the following routes as normal: CM, CW, D, F, G, J, N, RU, U and Senior Shuttle

The following routes will operate with these modifications:

  • V route – No Meadowmont/Exchange, Southern Village neighborhood (route will serve from Southern Village park and ride to Friday Center park and ride)

Chapel Hill Transit will not operate services on the 420 (GoTriangle), B, CL, CCX, CPX, FCX, HS, HU, JFX routes and Senior Shuttle. 

Detours will be removed and additional routes added as road conditions improve. Customers should expect schedule delays as vehicles will operate at reduced speeds.  Customers should also check NextBus before heading to the bus stops.

The following park and ride lots will be served by Chapel Hill Transit: Eubanks, Jones Ferry, Southern Village and Friday Center. For more information on parking options, visit UNC Transportation at

Demand Response (EZ Rider) customers may experience delays as road conditions dictate the ability of operators to maneuver their vehicles on many area side streets and provide door-to-door service.

Chapel Hill Transit will continue to monitor weather conditions throughout the day and will provide later this afternoon, regarding additional routes. 

For route information, call 919-485-7433. Additional updates will be announced early Friday afternoon. Follow @CHTransit on Twitter and visit for additional information.


State of Emergency
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