Poole Road Widening Project

Last updated Nov. 26, 2018 - 12:14 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Road Widening
  • 10 Million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • RK&K (Design Consultant)

Current Activity

Updated Nov. 20

The City of Raleigh held a public meeting regarding proposed roadway improvements to Poole Road.

The City of Raleigh and our engineering design consultant, RK&K, have completed the preliminary plans for the project. The City held a meeting with a short presentation after which the design consultant and City staff was on hand to answer questions and receive comments from the surrounding community. For those who were unable to attend the meeting or those who would like to review the materials again they are linked below.

Preliminary Plans Presentation
Preliminary Plans Map
Preliminary Plans Handout


The purpose of the project is to improve Poole Road, from Maybrook Drive to Barwell Road. The project will include widening the roadway to a four-lane complete street with a median, sidewalks, and bicycle facilities.


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
September 2018Preliminary Plans Public Meeting (25% plan)
March 2019Design Plan Public Meeting (65% plan)
May 2019City Council Presentation
Winter 2020Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition
Winter 2020Advertise for Construction Bids
Spring 2020Award Construction Contract
Late Fall 2021Project Complete


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

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