Current Street Projects

Raleigh Street Improvement Project Information

Last updated Apr. 02, 2019 - 12:15 pm

Capital Improvement Program Projects (CIP) these projects are generally along high volume roadways and are part of the City’s long-term planning process and a bridge between the City’s Comprehensive Plan and short-term planning for infrastructure. The Design and Construction Division is responsible for new street improvements and streetscape CIP projects.

CIP, News & Updates

Construction Updates:

The Milburnie Road Traffic Calming Project: Project Update, April 2
Construction activities are on schedule. The contractor finished installing water and sanitary sewer mains on Milburnie Road, Hampstead Place, and Highgate Place.

Milburnie Road construction and detours information

Mitchell Mill Road Widening: Project Updated, March 2
The temporary pavement markings are in place, and the final thermoplastic pavement markings will be installed once warmer weather settles in.

Visit the Mitchell Mill Road Widening Project page for more updated construction information

Lorimer Road Improvement Project: Project Updated, April 2
In March crews installed 370 ft. of 36” storm drain pipes on Lorimer Road.

Visit the Lorimer Road Improvement Project page for more updated construction information


Please remember to use caution and drive slowly while in the work zone for your safety and the safety of construction crews.

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Atlantic Avenue Widening Project

The City is widening Atlantic Avenue from Highwoods Boulevard to New Hope Church Road.

We want Atlantic Avenue to be a safe, convenient, and comfortable for all modes of transportation. Improvements to the roadway will include:

  • A median with turn lanes;
  • Sidewalks; and,
  • A Multi-use path.


Project Status:
Design
Project Completed: Late Spring 2023
Project Engineer: Drew Peoples, PE
Design Consultant: AECOM
Funding: City Bond

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Barwell Road Widening Project

The City is widening Barwell Road from Rock Quarry Road to Berkley Lake Road.

We want Barwell Road to be safe and convenient, and comfortable for all modes of transportation. Improvements to the road include:

Designated turn lanes;

  • Sidewalks;
  • Bike lanes; and,
  • The Realignment of the Pearl Road intersection.


Project Status:
Design
Project Completed:
Spring 2023
Project Engineer: Sean C. Driskill
Design Consultant: SEPI Engineering
Funding: City Bond

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Blount Street - Person Street Phase I Implementation

Phase I of the Blount Street and Person Street project will include:

  • Resurfacing for Blount and Person streets from Edenton Street to Wake Forest Road;
  • Resurfacing for Wake Forest Road from Person Street to Brookside Drive;
  • Upgraded curb ramps in the area where the streets are being resurfaced;
  • Road diet conversion for Wake Forest Road from existing four lanes to three lanes, including a center turn lane and bike lanes (Person Street to Brookside Drive);
  • Conversion of Blount and Person streets from existing two or three lanes to two lanes with bike lane from Wake Forest Road to Hoke Street;
  • Most on-street parking is expected to stay the same along the corridor;
  • Consideration was being given to two-way conversion of Person Street from Peace Street to Wake Forest Road with two northbound lanes and one southbound lane, per the recommendations of the corridor study; and,
  • Bicycle facilities south of Hoke Street to connect to the Walnut Creek Greenway Trail at South Wilmington Street.


The project is being funded partly via the FFY17 CAMPO Locally Administered Projects Program (LAPP), the City of Raleigh 2013 Transportation Bond, and NCDOT State Resurfacing funds.

Project Status: Bidding for construction contract
Project Completed:
Fall 2019
Project Engineer: Beth Quinn

Design Consultant: Stewart Engineering, Inc.
Funding - Federal & Capital Funding

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Blue Ridge Road Widening Project

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 Status: Design Phase
Project Completion:
Fall 2022
Project Engineer – Reuben Moore

Design Consultant: Kimley Horn
Funding - City Bond

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Project Location

Carolina Pines Avenue Street Improvement Project

We will make improvements to Carolina Pines Avenue from Lake Wheeler Road to South Saunders Street.

This project will improve mobility and connectivity for pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicular traffic while improving safety throughout this important corridor.

Improvements included in the project are:

  • Sidewalks;
  • Bicycle lanes;
  • Stormwater control; and,
  • Curb and gutter.


Project Status:
Design
Project Completed:
Summer 2023
Project Engineer: Amy Billings, PE
Design Consultant: Lochner Inc.
Funding: City Bond

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Fox Road Improvements

Installation of missing sections of curb and gutter and sidewalks on east and west sides between Spring Forest Road and Sumner Blvd.

Project Status: Bidding for construction contract
Projected Completion:
Spring 2020
Project Engineer - Cordis Yates-Thompson

Funding – Capital Funding

Project Location

Jaguar Park Drive Improvement Project

The proposed improvements include installing a nine-foot sidewalk along the south side of the street, new street lights, curb and gutter replacements and repaving. The project extends from the intersection with Athens Drive to the Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center entrance. Other incidental improvements will include ADA ramp modifications, drainage improvements and installation of pavement markings and street signage.

Project Status: Design
Projected Completion:
On hold pending funding
Project Engineer - Han Nguyen
Funding – Capital Funding

Mitchell Mill Road Widening

Widening to a four-lane median divided road with curb, gutter and sidewalk from Louisburg Road to Forestville Road.

Project Status: Under Construction
Projected Completion: Spring 2019
Project Engineer - Sylvester Percival
Design Consultant: Kimley-Horn & Associates
Funding – Capital Funding & City Bond
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Project Location

New Bern Avenue Spot Improvement Project

Installing a travel lane along the east bound lane of New Bern Avenue between Freedom Drive and Patriot Drive.

Project Status: Design
Project Completion: Summer 2020
Project Engineer – Sean C. Driskill
Funding - Federal

New Hope Church Road Widening Project

The project will include new pavement and restriping between Green Road and Ingram Drive and will widen the existing roadway from Ingram Drive to Deana Lane.

Project Status: Design
Project Completion:
Late Fall 2020
Project Engineer – Richard Dickie

Design Consultant - Ramey Kemp & Associates
Funding – Capital Funding & City Bond

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Project Location

Oberlin Road Streetscape Project

The Oberlin Road Streetscape project focuses on improvements to the pedestrian realm from Bedford Avenue to Groveland Avenue.

Project Status: Design Phase
Project Completion: Late Fall 2021
Project Engineer – Richard Dickie
Design Consultant: Clarknexsen
Funding - City Bond

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Project location

Old Wake Forest Road Widening Project

The project will widen Old Wake Forest Road to a 4-lane divided roadway from Atlantic Avenue/Litchford Road to capital Boulevard (US1). Roadway improvements will include:

Project Status: Design
Project Completion: Late Fall 2022
Project Engineer - Drew Peoples
Design Consultant - Wetherill Engineering, INC.
Funding – Capital Funding & City Bond

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Project Location

Pleasant Valley Road Widening Project

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

Project Status: Design
Project Completion Date: Summer 2020
Project Engineer – Rao Malladi

Design Consultant: A. Morton Thomas & Associates, Inc.
Funding – Capital Funding & City Bond

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Project Location

Poole Road Widening Project

The project will widen a segment of Poole Road from Maybrook Drive to Barwell Road to a four-lane median divided roadway with curb and gutter, sidewalks on both sides of the roadway, and bicycle lanes.

Project Status: Design Phase
Project Completion:
Late Spring 2022
Project Engineer –
Sylvester Percival
Design Consultant: RK&K
Funding - City Bond

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Project Location

Scotland Street Improvement Project

Proposed improvements will include installation of curb and gutter along the entire length of the project on both sides, installation of sidewalk along the north side and on the south side from Lakeview Drive to Lassiter Mill Rd., installation of storm drains, and repaving of entire street.

The proposed improvements extend from Beaufort Street to Lassiter Mill Road/St. Marys Street.

Project Status: Design
Project Completion:
Summer 2020
Project Engineer – Mukund Moghe
Funding – Capital Funding

We had a public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 17. If you were unable to attend the project map and presentation are linked below.

Public Meeting Map
Presentation

Tryon Road Widening Project

This project will widen and rehabilitate Tryon Road between Lake Wheeler Road and Par Drive, connecting with the previously widened sections. The improved corridor will feature a 4-lane, divided curb and gutter roadway with turn lanes, sidewalks, and bike lanes.

Project Status: Design Phase
Projected Completion Date: Fall 2021
Project Engineer - Amy Billings
Design Consultant - Lochner
Funding - City Bond

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Project Location

Yonkers Road

Street improvements, including widening the roadway to include curb and gutter, bike lanes, and a sidewalk on the south side of the street from Capital Boulevard to New Bern Avenue.

Project Status: Design Phase
Project Completion:
Fall 2021
Project Engineer- Amy Billings
Design Consultant –RK&K
Funding – Capital Funding

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Project Location

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.

Lorimer Road Improvements

A Street Improvement Petition Project that will include installation of curb and gutter, storm drains and sidewalk on the west side of the street from existing improvements on Lorimer Road to Garland Drive.

Project Status: Construction
Project Completion:
Spring 2020
Project Engineer - Mukund Moghe
Funding – Capital Funding

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Project Location

Norris Street

A Street Improvement Petition project that will include the installation of curb and gutter with sidewalks on both sides of the street from the existing sidewalk to Glascock Street.

Project Status: Design
Project Completion: Spring 2020
Project Engineer- Cordis Yates-Thompson
Funding – Capital Funding

Project Design Map
Traffic Control Map

Project Location

Pineview Drive

A Street Improvement Petition Project that will include installation of curb and gutter and sidewalks on Pineview Drive from the existing improvements on Pineview drive to the existing improvements on Swift Drive.

The project is being constructed during the Simmons Branch Drainage Improvement Project.

Project Status: Construction
Project Completion: Fall 2019

Traffic Calming Projects are projects that the Neighborhood Streetscape Program has passed onto our department for engineering services and construction management.

The goal of the Neighborhood Streetscape Program is to improve street safety for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists while improving the living conditions for residents along a street. Treatments to the street enhance the appearance and slow down motor-vehicle traffic.

Cross Link Road

This project includes the installation of traffic calming devices along Cross Link Road from Dandridge Drive to Garner Road, sidewalk construction on the southeast side and bike and transit improvements to the street.

Project Status: Engineering Design and Implementation
Project Completion: Summer 2020
Project Engineer – Mukund Moghe
Funding – Capital Funding & City Bond

Schematic Design

Project Location

Currituck Drive

This project includes the installation of traffic calming devices along Currituck Drive from Tyrrell Road to Lassiter Mill Road and sidewalk construction on the northeast side.

Project Status: Engineering Design and Implementation
Project Completion: Summer 2020
Project Engineer – Mukund Moghe
Funding – Capital Funding & City Bond

Schematic Design
Public Meeting Map

Project Location

Milburnie Road Traffic Calming

Installation of traffic calming devices along Milburnie Rd from Colleton Rd to Chatham Ln.

Project Status: Under Construction
Projected Completion:
Spring 2020
Project Engineer - Han Nguyen
Funding – Capital Funding & City Bond

Schematic Design

Project Location

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