Temporary Street Closings

Last updated Nov. 16, 2016 - 5:05 pm

The following street closings due to schedule road races, parades, construction or other events. These activities will affect certain traffic patterns across Raleigh over the next several months.

**This listing is updated regularly.**

Taylor Street

Taylor Street will be closed between Nov. 7 and Nov. 21 for a water main installation.

Hargett Street Closure at CSX Tracks

Hargett Street will be closed at the CSX railroad tracks from October 31 until December 2. Crews will be grading, paving, and doing drainage improvements. 

Harrington Street

Harrington Street from Jones Street to Lane Street will be closed due to a failure in the road.

Program Our Plazas

Market Plaza and Exchange Plaza will be closed from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesdays through December 31. The plazas will also be closed from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays through the end of the year.

Barmettler Street

Due to projects by the City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department, Barmettler Street will be closed west of Dixie Trail for four weeks due to sewer line replacement.

St. Albans Drive

A portion of St. Albans Drive west of Hardimont Road will be closed on weekends for the installation of a sewer main. Crews will close the road at 6 p.m. Work will begin at 6 a.m. and begin excavation. The road should reopen by 7 p.m. on Sunday. A message board will be in place to let residents know of the status of the work.

November

November 19 Traffic will be affected downtown from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the Christmas Parade.

The following roads will be closed from 4 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Nov. 19:

  • Hillsborough Street between W. Morgan Street and Boylan Avenue;
  • St. Mary's Street between W. Jones Street and W. Hargett Street; and,
  • Snow Avenue between W. Morgan Street and Hillsborough Street.

The following roads will be closed to make way for the parade no earlier than 7 a.m. and no later than 2 p.m.:
  • The parade will start at Hillsborough Street and St. Mary's Street and head east;
  • Turn right on Salisbury Street;
  • Left on Morgan Street;
  • right on Fayetteville Street;
  • right on Davie Street; and,
  • right on Lenoir Street.

November 19 West Cabarrus Street will be closed between Gale Street and South Salisbury Street from 6 a.m. until midnight.

November 20 Traffic will be affected from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. near Dorothea Dix for a road race. Runners will start on Whiteside Drive, turn left on Biggs Drive, left on Palmer, right on Umstead, right on Richardson, left on Tate, right on S. Boylan Avenue, left on Umstead Drive, right on Cranmer Drive, right on Palmer, left on Biggs Drive, right on Ruggles Drive, left on Umstead Drive, right on Dawkins Drive, left on Umstead Drive, right on Ruggles Drive, left on Biggs Drive, and left on Whiteside Drive.

November 20 Traffic will be affected near Martin Middle School for a road race from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Runners will start at Martin Middle School and turn right on Horton Street, access House Creek Trail, make a u-turn at the House Creek Greenway at Glen Eden Drive; and return by the same route.

November 24 Traffic will be affected in the Ridge Road area from 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. for a road race. A map of the course is available online. Additionally, Ridge Road will be closed between Wade Avenue and Leonard Street.

November 24 Traffic will be affected near Wakefield from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for a half-marathon and 5K road race. Maps of the course are available online.

November 27 The following roads will be closed from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m:

  • Wolfe Street between Blake Street and South Blount Street;
  • Blake Street between East Martin Street and East Davie Street; and,
  • Parham Street between East Martin Street and Wolfe Street.

December

December 3 Dunn Road will be closed between Cokesbury Lane and River Bank Drive and Falls River Avenue will be closed between Cokesbury Lane and Catara Drive from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m.

December 3 Traffic will be affected from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. along Hillsborough Street for a road race. Maps of the course are available online. Additionally, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Hillsborough Street will be closed between Mayo Street and St. Mary's Street.

December 18 The following roads will be closed from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m:

  • Wolfe Street between Blake Street and South Blount Street;
  • Blake Street between East Martin Street and East Davie Street; and,
  • Parham Street between East Martin Street and Wolfe Street.

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