Six Forks Corridor Study

Last updated Apr. 28, 2017 - 5:19 pm
Corridor Study

Six Forks Road is the heart of Raleigh's midtown. This section of the road is home to churches, banks, schools and shopping with several established neighborhoods bordering the corridor. New mixed-use development and high-rise apartment living are now part of the landscape and are a destination for the entire city. Six Forks Road is also a major transportation corridor that connects to the 1-440 beltline and is planned for future widening. Could the corridor relate better to the surrounding uses? What steps should we take to make the corridor more transit, pedestrian and bike friendly? Help the city craft a vision for how the corridor should evolve in the coming years.

Status Updates

The City wants your feedback on options for the Six Forks Road Corridor.

On March 21, City staff and consultants presented an additional street design option for the Six Forks Road Corridor, as requested by City Council. This option consists of four travel lanes along the majority of the corridor, as opposed to the six travel lane configuration originally proposed. Other elements of the plan would generally remain unchanged with the exception of narrower center medians for the four-lane option. Meeting attendees were asked to complete a comment sheet to provide feedback and indicate their preference for the options.

View the March 21 meeting presentation.

For questions, more information, or to provide your comments via email or phone, please contact Carter Pettibone.

The deadline for comments is Friday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m.

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Vision Statement

Our vision is to enhance the Six Forks Road corridor in a way that defines a unique sense of place with enhanced fluidity of movement, environmental sensitivity, and connectivity for residents, workers, students, and visitors using transportation modes of all types, including cars, bikes, pedestrian, and public transit. The corridor should enable an active pedestrian life and integrate residential, commercial, recreational, educational, faith, and retail uses. Safety and accessibility are paramount in designing a distinctive streetscape that is uniquely Midtown with unifying features and green space that make it both an attractive urban thoroughfare and an irresistible gathering place.

View the Visioning Workshop Presentation and Event Photos for the workshop held on September 22, 2012.

Provide Feedback

Couldn’t make the public meetings but want to give the project team your input? Use the mapping feature below to identify Current Issues, Future Opportunities or Potential Quick Fixes for the corridor. Your comments will be forwarded to the project manager for consideration.

You can also provide feedback on the Draft Summary Report by contacting staff directly. Email Carter Pettibone with your comments.

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