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CSX Work to Close Seven Cary Railroad Crossings

UPDATE: N. Academy Street between intersection with E. Cedar St. and Cary Train Depot Driveway is scheduled for closure on Wednesday, February 7 beginning at 10 p.m. and reopening Friday, February 9. The detour is W. Chatham Street to N. Harrison Avenue to Chapel Hill Road. 

  • N. Harrison Ave open to traffic.
  • N. Dixon Ave open to traffic.
  • Old Apex Rd. open to traffic.
  • High House Rd open to traffic.
  • SW Maynard Rd open to traffic.
  • Laura Duncan Rd open to traffic. 

Weather permitting, CSX Transportation is implementing rolling closures of seven railroad crossings in Cary: North Academy Street, North Harrison Avenue, North Dixon Avenue, Old Apex Road, High House Road, SW Maynard Road and Laura Duncan Road. Closure updates will be posted daily to the Town’s Traffic Feed at @TOC_Traffic.

Read the news release.

Town of Cary Twitter Feed @TOC_Traffic 

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Cary is counting on new technology to save money, and make it easier for you to park - News & Observer

Some day soon, Cary residents could have a high-tech way to communicate with the town when the garbage truck skips their homes, leaving a full bin of trash at the curb. Instead of calling or emailing customer service, residents could speak to an Amazon Echo Dot and say, “Alexa, tell the town of Cary they missed my trash pickup.” A work order would be processed, and crews would make a special trip to collect the trash.

Cary ranks #2 on Kiplinger's list of best cities for early retirement -

Kiplinger asked data aggregator FindTheBest to helpidentify economically healthy cities where early retirees should be able to work (if they choose) and prosper during their second acts. It took into account unemployment rates, household incomes and living costs, especially for housing and health care. It also screened the states for tax-friendliness based on its Retiree Tax Map. Finally, it sought out cities with low crime and high concentrations of residents ages 45 to 64 where one can safely enjoy early retirement with peers.