Mitchell Mill Road Widening Project
- Road Widening Project
- Total Projected Cost - $9,600,000
- Street and Sidewalk Design Construction (Lead)
- Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. (Design Consultant)
The public hearing for this project has been scheduled.
Date: December 2, 2014
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Location: 222 W. Hargett Street, Council Chambers (Room 201)
The project will widen Mitchell Mill Road between Louisburg Road and Forestville Road to a four-lane median-divided curb and gutter section with sidewalks, striped bike lanes and streetlights on both sides. Also included in this project are turn-lane improvements and culvert replacement at the intersection of Mitchell Mill Road and Forestville Road, a directional crossover at Neuse Crossing Drive and Longdale Drive, full access movements at Single Leaf Lane and Caliber Woods Drive and new water main installation to connect existing sections currently installed along the corridor.
|September 23, 2010||Corridor Public Meeting|
|May 5, 2011||Design Public Meeting|
|May 20, 2014||Public Meeting|
|September 11, 2014||Follow-up Public Meeting|
|December 2, 2014||City Council Public Hearing|
|December 2014 though July 2015||Right-of-way and Easement Acquisition|
|November 3, 2015||Awarding of Construction Contract|
|Winter 2016||Start of Construction|
|Summer 2017||Project Completion|
Mitchell Mill Road Widening project is part of the 2005 Road Bond approved by voters of the City of Raleigh. Initial design funding for the project was authorized by the Raleigh City Council as part of the 2008-09 Capital Improvement Program. Mitchell Mill Road is classified as a major thoroughfare in the City's 2030 comprehensive Plan. The existing roadway consists of primarily a two lane roadway with triple lefts at the Louisburg Road (US 401) intersection.
Existing Traffic Volume: 17,500 vehicles per day
Projected Traffic Forecast: 25,000 vehicles per day (2035)