Beginning Monday, November 18, Third Street NW will be closed from Main Avenue NW to Trade Alley NW in Hickory for the installation of new crosswalks as part of the downtown streetscape project. Trade Alley NW will be accessible from the First Avenue NW end of Third Street NW. Union Square parking will be accessible from the Main Avenue NW end of Third Street NW. The roadway will reopen the evening of Tuesday, November 19.
In addition, also starting Monday, parking on the east side of First Street NW, from Main Avenue NW to First Avenue NW, will be closed for the removal of the retaining wall as part of construction for the One North Center project. This closure will last several months. During this time, First Street NW will remain open, as well as parking on the west side of the street.