Pleasant Valley Road Widening Project

Last updated Oct. 18, 2019 - 4:07 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Road Widening Project
  • $4.3 million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • A. Morton Thomas & Associates, Inc.

Current Activity

Updated Oct 18

City Council awarded the construction contract to Fred Smith Company on Aug. 20, 2019.

We are having a Public Pre-Construction Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Meeting Details:

Date: Nov. 6, 2019
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Place: Greystone Recreation Center, 7713 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27615

Summary

This project will widen and rehabilitate Pleasant Valley Road between Duraleigh Road and Glenwood Avenue.

The improved corridor will feature a three-lane, curb-and-gutter section with:

  • Bike lanes;
  • Sidewalks;
  • Landscaping;
  • Street trees; and,
  • Streetlights.

Schedule

Project schedule with dates and descriptions
DateDescription
Fall 2016Corridor Public Meeting (25% Design)
March 15, 2018Design Public Meeting (65% Design)
May 2019Complete Right of Way Acquisition
May 2019Advertise for Construction Bids
Summer 2019Award Construction Contract
Nov. 6, 2019Pre-Construction Meeting
Summer 2020Project Completion

History

Pleasant Valley Road is classified as a two-lane divided avenue in the City of Raleigh's Comprehensive Transportation Plan. The project will improve traffic capacity and congestion, pedestrian connectivity, safety, and provide a multi-modal solution between the residential and retail/business districts between Duraleigh Road and Glenwood Avenue.

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