Local briefs

May. 10, 2013 @ 06:49 PM

West Franklin parking deck opens

CHAPEL HILL -- A new public parking lot opened Friday at the 140 West Franklin complex. The lot may be accessed at 104 W. Rosemary St.
The underground lot features about 160 public parking spaces. ThE lot uses a Pay-On-Foot automated pay station and will accept payment by cash or credit card. This will operate 24 hours, Monday through Saturday. This parking lot is free on Sundays. All public lots are free on Sunday except for the Morehead Planetarium.
For more information on parking, visit www.parkonthehill.com or contact Town of Chapel Hill Parking Services Division at parking@townofchapelhill.org.

Chapel Hill transit detours begin Monday

CHAPEL HILL -- Beginning Monday, the D, J, NS, V, CCX, CPX, JFX, PX, RU, Saturday JN and Saturday T routes will be detoured for the South Columbia widening project and other road construction projects in the southern portion of Chapel Hill and Carrboro.

The A, DX, NU, and U routes will be detoured for the closure of the intersection at Stadium Drive and South Road. The detoured routes will use Ridge Road, Country Club Road, and South Road. Alternative stops include Ridge Road at Rams Head Center, Ridge Road at Stadium Drive, South Road at Raleigh Street and South Road at Woolen Gym.

While every attempt will be made to maintain published schedules, CHT is advising customers to expect delays throughout the system and allow extra travel time, especially during peak commute times.

For more information, email chtransit@townofchapelhill.org or contact a customer service representative at 919.969.4900 (press 1).