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Traffic Alert – Academy Street Closing During Evening Commute

Post Date:05/23/2019 7:09 AM
  • S. Academy Street from Park Street to Dry Avenue in downtown Cary will be closed in both directions beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 until around 9 p.m.
  • Drivers should follow the detour using S. Harrison Avenue or Walker Street from Park Avenue or Dry Avenue; The sidewalk along Academy Street will remain open.
  • This closure is necessary to allow contractors working on behalf of the Town to safely complete hazardous tree landscaping.

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Primary Contacts

Kevin Steed, Arborist, (919) 380-5704
Stephen McNulty, Public Information Specialist, (919) 380-4240



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