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Signature Downtown Clock Falls Down

Cary, NC – If you’ve been losing track of time lately, there may be a good reason for that. Construction along Academy Street revealed little foundation around the downtown clock’s base and it fell over, temporarily putting it out of order.

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Academy Street Updates: Two-Way Traffic and More

Cary, NC – For more than a year now, much of life in downtown Cary has been shaped by the extensive construction and roadwork. And now the end may be in sight as more of the road is being opened up with plans for large-scale completion by September. Read more

Progress on Academy/Chatham Street Construction

Cary, NC – As Cary passes the one-year mark since construction began along Academy Street, work is now underway on the intersection of Academy and Chatham Street. This is set to be the final step in the process but there are still many long days ahead for crews downtown. Read more

The Shocking Discovery Under Academy Street

Cary, NC – Why is the construction on Academy Street taking so long? One of the reasons is the discovery of massive electrical lines buried far too close to the surface. Read more

Downtown Construction Affects Local Businesses

Cary, NC — We visited the small businesses that are in the midst of – or close to – the construction from downtown Cary’s Academy Streetscape Project to hear their praise, concerns and overall thoughts about the work. Read more

Belle Restaurant Closes Downtown

Cary, NC — The news began popping up on social media around lunchtime. Belle Restaurant on Academy Street in downtown Cary had closed. A yellow legal notice was taped to the window near the front door. Read more

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Academy Street Construction: Setbacks & Updates

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Cary, NC — On Thursday, August 6, 2015, Kyle Hubert, Senior Engineer for the Academy Streetscape project, shared construction updates with the Heart of Cary Association. Read more

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Academy Street Construction Starts Today

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Cary, NC — Thursday, May 28, 2015 marked the groundbreaking for the re-vamp of Academy Street, Downtown Cary’s major thoroughfare, and Cary honored the occasion with a street party. Read more

Celebrate the Street

Celebrate the Street: May 28 in Downtown Cary

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Cary, NC — Thursday, May 28, 2015 marks the groundbreaking for the long-awaited Academy Street revitalization project. In recognition, the Town will host a “Celebrate the Street” party.

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Downtown Cary Construction: The Mayton Inn

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Colin Crossman, owner of the Mayton Inn, in front of the Mayton Inn construction site on S. Academy St.

Cary, NC — If you’ve driven down Academy Street recently, you have probably seen the large steel structure that’s been erected near Park Street. It’s the soon-to-be Mayton Inn, a four-diamond hotel that will call Downtown Cary home by the end of 2015. Read more