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Road closures ahead of Juneteenth events this weekend

CMPD announced several road closures ahead of the weekend.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As the weekend draws near, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said crowds are expected at Juneteenth events happening across the city.

The department announced several road closures ahead of the weekend.

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Beginning Friday, June 17 at 5 p.m. until Sunday, June 19 at 11:59 p.m.

  • Commonwealth Avenue will be closed from The Plaza to Pecan Street.
  • Thomas Avenue will be closed from Commonwealth Avenue to the entrance of the public parking lot (on Thomas Avenue) just off Central Avenue.
Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Beginning Saturday, June 18 at 8 a.m. until 9:30 p.m.

  • Senior Drive will be closed from Dr. Webber Avenue to LaSalle Street.
  • Southwest Boulevard will be closed from Senior Drive to Quentin Street.
Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

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See a full list of Juneteenth events here.

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