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Chapel Hill Transit Detours on Saturday, Dec. 8
Chapel Hill Transit will implement detours on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, due to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday parade.
The parade will begin on East Franklin Street at the Morehead Planetarium, traveling west and ending at Carrboro Town Hall on Main Street.
The Saturday CW, FG, D, JN, T and V routes will be detoured as follows:
CW route (From 10:07 a.m. to 11:42 a.m.)
Westbound (to Credit Union):
From Hillsborough Road: (L) Main Street, (R) Poplar Avenue, (L) 54 Bypass, (R) S. Greensboro Exit Ramp, (L) S. Greensboro Street, (R) Merritt Mill Road, (R) Cameron Avenue, (R) Pittsboro Street to Credit Union
Eastbound (to Jones Ferry park and ride):
From Credit Union: (L) Columbia Street (L) Cameron Avenue, (L) Merritt Mill Road keep straight to 54 Bypass Exit Ramp to Hwy 54 (R) Poplar Avenue, (L) Main Street to continue regular route
D route (From 9:17 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.)
Westbound (to Greenbridge)
From Franklin Street, (R) Hillsborough Street, (L) Rosemary Street, (R) Mitchell Lane, (L) Roberson Street, (L) Rosemary Street
Eastbound (to Old Sterling)
From Rosemary Street: (R) Hillsborough Street, (L) Franklin Street to continue regular route
FG route (From 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.)
Westbound (to Downtown)
From Raleigh Rd/54 East: (R) Country Club Rd., to Cameron Ave., (L) Pittsboro Street to continue regular route
JN route (From 10:02 a.m. to 11:38 a.m.)
Northbound (to Estes Park Apts.)
From Columbia Street: (R) South Road, (L) Raleigh Street, (R) Country Club, (L) Boundary Street, (L) Rosemary Street, (R) Mitchell Lane to continue regular route
Southbound (to Rock Haven)
From Rosemary Street at Franklin Street: continue on Rosemary Street, (R) Boundary Street, cross Franklin street to continue on Boundary Street, (R) Country Club to Cameron Avenue to continue regular route
T route (From 8:18 a.m. to 11:39 a.m.)
Southbound (to Varsity Theater)
From Hillsborough Street: continue to Raleigh Street, (L) Country Club Rd., (R) South Rd., (R) Raleigh Street to continue regular route
V route (From 8:41 a.m. to 11:47 a.m.)
Eastbound (to Meadowmont)
From S. Columbia Street: (R) South Road to Raleigh Rd./Hwy 54E to continue regular route
Westbound (to Southern Village)
From Raleigh Rd. continue on South Road (R) S. Columbia Street, (L) Cameron Avenue to continue regular route
U route will begin at 11:20 a.m.
While Chapel Hill Transit will attempt to operate normal printed schedules on all routes, delays may occur. Customers should plan to travel earlier than 10 a.m. and after 12 p.m. to avoid parade traffic.
For specific information on the detours, visit townofchapelhill.org/town-hall/departments-services/transit/active-detours or call (919) 485-7433.
For more information about the parade, visit chapelhillholidayparade.com/