USPS will close several mail collection boxes during DNC

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The U.S. Postal Service is scheduled to temporarily close and remove several large mail collection boxes because of tight security during the Democratic National Convention.

Postal officials promise there won't be a disruption in mail service, but some may have to find a new place to drop off their letters.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department is planning on putting up a restricted zone through many parts of the Center City. Because of that, mail carriers won't be able to service the large blue boxes many people rely on.

Over a dozen key boxes will be pulled out of service, and pulled off their foundations starting on August 27th.

Many postal mail chutes will also be sealed off. Everything will be back to normal on September 10th.

Some residents and businesses inside the inner loop of I-277 have been notified there may be a change in the delivery routine, but they will still receive their mail even with all the stepped up police presence.

Below, you will find the list from the USPS on which boxes will be taken down. Notices have been placed on all if these boxes to give users advance notice of the impending change.

526 Church St.


128 S. Tryon St. – Inside and Outside

600 E. 4th St.


212 S. Tryon St. – Inside and Outside

800 E. 4th St.


320 S. Tryon St. - Mail Chute

301 E. 5th St.


400 S. Tryon St.

501 N. Church St.


600 S. Tryon St.- Mail Chute

110 N. Church St./Fronts 101 N Tryon-chute


112 S. Tryon St. - Mail Chute

701 N. College St.


121 W. Trade St.

100 N. Tryon St. (B of A) - Mail chute


227 W. Trade St. - Mail Chute

214 N. Tryon St. (Hearst Bldg)

901 W. Trade St. - Mail Chute

401 N. Tryon St.


129 W. Trade St./ Outside 123 Church St. S.

112 S. Tryon St.


421 W. 4th St.

300 S. Brevard St. - Mail Chute


1001 Morehead St. (Morehead Square)

301 S. Brevard St.- Wall


1123 S. Church St./Rowe Bldg, Carson Blvd

222 S. Church St.


1400 S. Mint St.

323 S. Church St.


1003 s. Tryon St.

200 S. College St.


Brevard & 4th St. - Transit Mall

201 S. College St. - Wall


301 S. McDowell St. - Cameron Brown Bldg

301 S. College St. - Mail Chute


5501 R.C. Josh Birmingham Highway

112 S. Tryon St.


5502 R.C. Josh Birmingham Highway

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