Blue Ridge Road Widening Project

Last updated Jun. 20, 2018 - 1:29 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Road Widening
  • 12,000,000
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • Kimley Horn (Design Consultant)

Current Activity

Updated June 20

Public Meeting: Preliminary Plans

When: Thursday, July 12
Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Laurel Hills Community Center
3808 Edwards Mill Road
Raleigh NC 27612

The City of Raleigh and our engineering design consultant, Kimley-Horn & Associates, have completed the preliminary plans for the project. The public meeting will begin with a short presentation after which the design consultant and City staff will be on hand to answer questions and receive comments from the surrounding community.

Individuals with hearing impairments needing interpreter services should provide 48-hour notice by calling (919) 996-3100


The project will widen a segment of Blue Ridge Road from Duraleigh Road to Crabtree Valley Avenue to three lanes with;

  • Curb and gutter
  • Sidewalks on both sides of the roadway; and,
  • Bicycle lanes.


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
July 12, 2018Preliminary Plans Public Meeting (25% plan)
Fall 2018Design Plan Public Meeting (65% Plan)
Fall 2019Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition
Fall 2019Advertise for Construction Bids
Winter 2020Award Construction Contract
Spring 2022Project Completion


The Blue Ridge Road Widening Project was prioritized in the Capital Improvement Program, as a major street project.

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