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


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.


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
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


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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