City of Monroe Announces Road Closures Due To Water Main Construction

MONROE, NC — The City of Monroe has contracted with Classic City Mechanical for the replacement of approximately 6,500 linear feet of existing 6-inch cast iron water main on East Franklin Street between East Sunset Drive and 5 Points Intersection. Construction activities are scheduled to start on January 22, 2019 and anticipated to conclude on September 15, 2019.

The water main will be installed in 4 phases, with a separate traffic control plan associated with each phase. They are broken down into the following:

  • East Sunset Drive to Circle Drive: The auxiliary lane (turning) and outbound lane (towards Hwy 74) will be closed. The inbound lane (towards downtown) will remain open to traffic.
  • Circle Drive to Thompson Street: The auxiliary lane (turning) and outbound lane (towards Hwy 74) will be closed. The inbound lane (towards downtown) will remain open to traffic.
  • Thompson Street to Morgan Mill Road: The auxiliary lane (turning) and outbound lane (towards Hwy 74) will be closed. The inbound lane (towards downtown) will remain open to traffic.
  • Morgan Mill Road to 5 Points Intersection: The auxiliary lane (turning) and inbound lane (towards downtown) will be closed. The outbound lane (towards Hwy 74) will remain open to traffic.

The Contractor will be installing the new water main beginning at East Sunset Drive.

The City apologizes in advance for any inconveniences experienced during our construction.

Copies of the traffic control plans are available to view on the City of Monroe Website, Water and Sewer Page. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the City of Monroe Water Resources Department at 704-282-4601.