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Traffic Alert - Traffic Alert - Weekend events in downtown Cary

Post Date:06/23/2017
  • Saturday’s Celebrate the Park will close Academy Street from Charlie Gaddy Lane at the Cary Library to the Cary Arts Center, including Dry Avenue, from 2:45-10 p.m.
  • Sunday’s Downtown Chowdown will close Academy Street from Dry Avenue to Waldo Street from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; additionally, Park Street will be closed to through traffic at Academy Street during the same time.
  • For real-time traffic updates, visit “Alerts and Closures” at www.townofcary.org, follow the Town of Cary on Twitter @TOC_Traffic and navigate via the Waze app on your smartphone.

 

 

Full Release

Weekend events in Cary will temporarily close Academy Street and some surrounding streets. On Saturday, Academy Street will close from Charlie Gaddy Lane at the Cary Library to the Cary Arts Center, including Dry Avenue, from 2:45-10 p.m. This closure is necessary to support Celebrate the Park, a celebration marking the completion of the Academy Street Improvements Project and Downtown Park Phase I projects. On Sunday, the Downtown Chowdown will require Academy Street to be closed from Dry Avenue to Waldo Street from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; additionally, Park Street will be closed to through traffic at Academy Street at this time. Schedule changes due to weather for these events will be posted to www.townofcary.org/rainout.

To receive notice of traffic implications related to this and other projects, go to www.townofcary.org/email and subscribe to the News, Events, and Alerts list. For real-time traffic updates, visit “Alerts and Closures” at www.townofcary.org, follow the Town of Cary on Twitter @TOC_Traffic and navigate via the Waze app on your smartphone.

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Primary Contacts

Ryan O’Quinn, Program Specialist – Outdoor Arts Events, (919) 460-4968

Carrie Roman, Public Information Specialist, (919) 481-5091

Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 380-4240

 

Resources

Celebrate the Park Closure Map

Celebrate the Park Event Details

Downtown Chowdown Closure Map

Downtown Chowdown Event Details

Alerts and Closures 

Town of Cary Email Notifications

Town of Cary Traffic Feed on Twitter 

Waze Traffic and Navigation App

 

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