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News Release from NCDOT

Median Project Requires Lane Closures in Chapel Hill

Post Date:08/28/2019 12:32 PM

CORRECTION: The lane closures will take place on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019.

N.C. Department of Transportation maintenance crews plan to close lanes Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, along a short span of West Franklin Street where it meets Carrboro’s East Main Street.

The inside lanes and left turn lanes will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Merritt Mill Road and Graham Street while milling is conducted for a future median. Traffic will be maintained in the outside lanes of West Franklin Street.

This work is being done in conjunction with pedestrian access improvements being made between Brewer Lane and Graham Street. (Read more here:

Drivers should slow down and be cautious throughout the work zone.

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