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NCDOT will close a section of Dickerson Boulevard in Union County next week

Closure is necessary for CSX railroad crossing improvements

CHARLOTTE - The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close Dickerson Boulevard/Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard south of Charlotte Avenue in Monroe at 9 a.m. Monday, June 3, weather permitting.

The closure is necessary for crews to make safety improvements to the CSX Railroad crossing. The repairs may take up to a week to complete.

During the closure, traffic will follow a signed detour from Dickerson Boulevard/MLK Boulevard to Weddington Road (N.C. 84) to West Franklin Street (N.C. 75) to Charlotte Avenue back to Dickerson Boulevard.

NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit. Know before you go by calling 511, the department's free travel information line, or get real-time travel information online. NCDOT also offers travel information for motorists and ferry passengers on Twitter. For more information on how to get travel information, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel.

For more information, please call the Union County maintenance office at (704) 283-5941.

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2/19/2018 7:50 AM