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Charles/Dixon intersection closure will remain through Monday
UPDATE: Here’s the latest from the city. Intersection should be open by 3 p.m. Saturday. More in tomorrow’s paper.
You may have seen crews from W.C. Spratt working in the rain this morning to repair the collapsed sewer line under the intersection of Dixon and Charles streets. Assistant Public Works Director Dave King says there’s enough work left to do to fix this line that the intersection will remain closed at least through Monday.
This is a major artery for people going out of town on Routes 2 and 17, so it means drivers headed in that direction will have to continue to detour via Lafayette Boulevard onto the Blue and Gray parkway for a while longer. Coming into town, you’ll need to get in the right lane on Dixon Street and turn right at the intersection to get on Caroline Street, which will take you into downtown.
More on what happened in
tomorrow Saturday’s edition of The Free Lance-Star. (We may know more about the reopening schedule by then.)