City of Monroe Announces Road Closures, Detours For Upcoming Water Main Project

MONROE, NC — Crews are preparing to begin the next phase of the East Franklin Street water main replacement project, which will take roughly eight weeks to complete.

During that time, the City of Monroe says a section of East Franklin Street from South Thompson to Morgan Hill Road will be closed. The scheduled closure will run from June 5th through August 12th.

Affected businesses in that area have been notified and the following detours are in place:

For all businesses on the south side of East Franklin Street:

  1. Take Morgan Mill Road to East Roosevelt Boulevard (Highway 74)
  2. Take East Roosevelt Boulevard (Highway 74) to East Franklin Street
  3. Take East Franklin Street to the beginning of the construction zone at South Thompson Street
  4. Enter construction zone at South Thompson Street (access will be made by driving around a “Road Closed” barricade that has a “Business Access” sign on it)
  5. Proceed within construction zone to place of business or residence

For all businesses on the north side of East Franklin Street:

  1. Take Morgan Mill Road to East Roosevelt Boulevard (Highway 74)
  2. Take East Roosevelt Boulevard (Highway 74) to East Franklin Street
  3. Take East Franklin Street to the place of business or residence

For additional information about the project, please contact the City of Monroe Water Resources Department at 704-282-4601.