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Emergency Water Main Repair S. Trade St. Matthews

Charlotte Water is responding to a water main break on S. Trade Street, Matthews near Whitefriars Lane.

To keep the Hampton Green Subdivision in service, a temporary above ground water main has been installed at the S. Trade Street entrance.

Preparation work to repair the water main began today. Traffic will be impacted to complete the repair for the next 7-10 days beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15. At times, traffic will be reduced to one lane inbound (northbound) on S. Trade St. near Whitefriars Lane.

We apologize for the inconvenience this work will cause. Charlotte Water and contractors will be working 24 hours a day (barring any inclement weather) to complete the work as quickly as possible before the school year begins.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Andrew Brunnick , Charlotte Water – Project Manager at or (704) 996-6717

Will there be any water service impacts? No, Charlotte Water does not expect any customer to be out of water service as a result of this work.

Will traffic be detoured? No, crews will be working only in the inbound (northbound) lanes of S. Trade St. Traffic lanes will be reduced at times and commuting delays are expected. Traffic will not be detoured.

Lancaster Hwy Pipe Repair Updates

Update: Crews successfully replaced the leaking drinking water valve and kept customers in service throughout the difficult repair. The northbound lane reopened Sunday afternoon. The southbound lane reopened Wednesday (December 21st) evening. Additional work will be needed to rebuild road at a later time. CLTWater will update when lanes close/reopen. Continue reading Lancaster Hwy Pipe Repair Updates