RNC to Impact Traffic Near Central Campus Aug. 23-25

The RNC arrives in Charlotte August 24-27, and city officials have released information outlining how the event will impact traffic patterns, such as road closures, restricted parking zones, local travel access/checkpoints, and changes to public transportation between 6 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23 and 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25.

While several thoroughfares will not by impacted, such as I-277 lanes in both directions, on ramp to I-277 North from South Boulevard/S. Caldwell Street, S. Caldwell Street both directions, and S. Church Street, the RNC will disrupt the flow of traffic in and around the Queen City in other areas.

Read the complete list of road closures, public transportation impacts, and more here.

Skyline Run is Saturday Morning, Students Asked to Arrive Early for Class

This Saturday, April 25, CPCC will host its annual Charlotte Skyline Run, a fundraising event that supports student scholarships and other student needs at CPCC.

As a result of the race, several streets around Central Campus will be closed, impacting the commute of students enrolled in Saturday morning classes.

With this in mind, CPCC College Security recommends students arrive on campus early to ensure they can park and get to class on time. Please consider parking in the following locations:

  • From the east: Take Independence Blvd. Take the Charlottetowne exit and park in the Facilities Services Parking Lot, located at E. 7th Street and Central Ave. Student Deck 3 or Student Parking Lot 6, next to Memorial Stadium, may be accessible depending on runner traffic.
  • From the north, south or west: Park in the Administrative Building parking area. Student Parking Deck 1 and 2 may be more easily accessible after 8:30 a.m.

For parking locations, view the Central Campus map.


Road Closures Near Central Campus in March

Davidson Street and Trade Street Construction

The intersection of Trade Street and Davidson Street will close Monday, March 3, 2014, and will reopen Sunday, March 9, 2014.

This closure is necessary to accommodate utility relocation related to the CityLYNX Gold Line – Phase 1.

Motorists can expect congestion and additional delays in the project area.

Motorists on northbound Davidson Street can use East Fourth Street, South Caldwell Street and East Fifth Street as a detour.

Motorists on Southbound Davidson Street can use East Sixth Street, North Brevard Street, East Fifth Street, North Caldwell Street and East Third Street as a detour.