Lorimer Road Improvements Project

Last updated Dec. 19, 2017 - 1:13 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Street Petition Project
  • 2 Million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • Dewberry (Design Consultant)

Current Activity

Public Meeting:

A public meeting was held on Monday, Aug. 28, at the Thomas G Crowder Woodland Center. The City’s consultant Dewberry shared the proposed improvements to Lorimer Road, and City staff was available after the presentation to answer individual questions from property owners along the corridor.

If you were unable to attend the meeting, the presentation and handout are linked below.

Public Meeting Presentation

Project Map

Public Meeting Handout


The Raleigh City Council has approved a petition request to improve Lorimer Road from Kaplan Drive to Garland Drive. The Proposed improvements consist of:

  • Grading
  • Storm drainage
  • Replacement of existing culvert
  • New paving with concrete curb and gutter
  • Sidewalk
  • Road signage


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
February 8 Design Public Meeting - 25%
Summer 2017Design Public Meeting - 65%
Spring 2018Complete Easement Acquisition Phase
Spring 2018Advertise for Construction Contract
Summer 2018 Award Construction Contract
Late Fall 2019Project Completion


Petition Projects are neighborhood streets projects initiated by property owners through the Street Improvement Petition Program. Improvements may include paving of gravel streets, the addition of curbs and gutters or resurfacing of streets that do not have curbs and gutters. Upon completion, a portion of the project cost is passed to the abutting property owners in the form of an assessment.

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