Old Wake Forest Road and Dixie Forest Road Widening Project
- Street Improvement Project
- 4.8 Million
- Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
- Wetherill Engineering, INC.
Updated March 26
The City of Raleigh and our engineering design consultant, Wetherill Engineering, have completed the 25 percent preliminary design for the project and a meeting to show the details of the preliminary design and to receive comments from the community was held on Thursday, March 8.
For those interested in the project but unable to attend the meeting the public meeting presentation, project map, and meeting handout linked below.
The proposed improvements consist of widening Old Wake Forest Road and Dixie Forest Road between Capital Boulevard and Spring Forest Road. (US1). Roadway improvements will include:
- Curb and gutter
- Sidewalks on both sides of the roadway
- Bicycle lanes
- New railroad bridge
|March 8, 2018||Preliminary Plans Public Meeting (25% plan)|
|Late Spring 2018||Design Plan Public Meeting (65% Plan)|
|Late Spring 2019||Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition|
|Late Spring 2019||Advertise for Construction Contract|
|Summer 2019||Award Construction Contract|
|Fall 2021||Project Completion|
The Old Wake Forest Road Widening Project was partially funded by the 2013 Transportation Bond referendum.