Heavy traffic on Union County road poses safety risk, first responders say

Traffic on one road in Union County gets so backed up that it’s posing a safety risk.

Once school is back in session, neighbors say the two-lane Cuthbertson Road becomes chaos. The three-mile stretch where traffic builds runs through Waxhaw and Wesley Chapel, and in front of Cuthbertson High and Middle School.

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“It just gets more congested and more congested,” Tricia Titus said.

Firefighters and first responders say it’s impacting their emergency response times.

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