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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on August 8, 2012 at 10:25 AM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 10:08 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The United States Secret Service, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and North Carolina State Highway Patrol released security restrictions and transportation plans Wednesday morning for the Democratic National Convention.

The plan provides the general outlines for road closures, vehicular and pedestrian restrictions and
public transportation. 
 
The press release stated road closures, parking restrictions and changes to public transportation routes and public works services will be necessary during the DNC near Time Warner Cable Arena and the Bank of America Stadium.

Access to the John Belk Freeway between Interstate  77 and Independence Boulevard will be shut down starting at 9:30 a.m. on September 6, the last day of the DNC, according to the press release.

Three vehicle checkpoints also will be set up near Bank of America Stadium that Thursday where President Obama is expected to deliver his nomination speech.

Parking restricted areas will be posted with “Emergency No Parking” signs. Disabled or abandoned vehicles within these areas will be towed and stored at owner expense. Fencing, other physical barriers and uniformed law enforcement officers will be used to enforce vehicle and pedestrian restricted zones, according to the press release. 
 
Throughout the convention week, the North Carolina Department of Transportation 511 Information Line will have the latest on road conditions and road closures for interstates and state highways.

The following streets will be closed  beginning at 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 2, ending Thursday, September 6, at approximately 9 a.m.:

• East Trade Street from North College Street to North Myers Street
• East 5th Street from North College Street to North Myers Street
• East 6th Street from North College Street to North Alexander Street
• East 7th Street from North College Street to North Davidson Street
• East 8th Street from North College Street to North Caldwell Street
• South Brevard Street from East 4th Street to East Trade Street
• North Brevard Street from East 5th Street to East 9th Street
• South Caldwell Street from East 4th Street to East Trade Street
• North Caldwell Street from East Trade Street to East 9th Street
• South Davidson Street from East 4th Street to East Trade Street
• North Davidson Street from East Trade Street to East 7th Street
• South Alexander Street from East 4th Street to East Trade Street
• North Alexander Street from East Trade Street to East 6th Street
 
To see the full security transportation plan -- click here.

 

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