Construction On Raleigh Convention Center To Bring Traffic Changes
Posted February 14, 2005 3:42 a.m. EST
RALEIGH, N.C. — Construction of Raleigh's new convention center is about to cause traffic headaches.
Barricades and signs at Cabarrus and Salisbury streets go up Tuesday. Under the plan, streets that will be closed are:
The section of Salisbury Streets from Davie Street to its end point at Cabarrus Street will be converted to two-way throughout the street closings period. Otherwise, southbound traffic on Salisbury Street at Davie Street will be detoured around the construction site, heading east on David Street, south on Blount Street and then west on Lenoir Street back to Salisbury Street.
The city also plans temporary lane closures and relocations on:
The traffic changes will be in effect through August 2007. The new convention center is scheduled to open in early 2008.