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Raleigh Street Improvement Project Information

Last updated Feb. 15, 2018 - 9:47 am

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:

Buck Jones Road Widening Project: Project Updated, Feb. 15
Buck Jones Road reopened to through traffic on Friday, Feb 9. The Public Utility work between Fieldpring/Xebec Way to Wilmont Drive is now competed. However, intermittent lane closure may still take place along Buck Jones Rd.

Visit the Buck Jones Road Widening Project page for more updated construction information

Mitchell Mill Road Widening: Project Updated, Feb. 15
Rifenburg Construction is planning to implement a temporary traffic shift on Mitchell Mill Road between Louisburg Road/401 and Forestville Road on Friday night, March 2. During the traffic shift, there will be no left-hand turns on or off Mitchell Mill Road from any of the side streets along the construction corridor. Left-hand turns will be required to make a U-turn at marked locations along the corridor.

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

Hillsborough Street Renewal Project: Project Updated, Feb. 15
The next phase of construction along the street is the installation of the new medians and roundabouts. Weather permitting, there is a big traffic shift planned to take place Friday, Feb. 23, through Sunday Feb.25. The traffic signals along the corridor between Brooks Avenue and Shepherd Street will be removed, the new roundabout traffic pattern will be put in place, and traffic will be shifted to the outside lanes, allowing the construction of the medians and roundabouts.

Visit the Hillsborough Street Renewal Project website for updated construction information

Pullen Road Extension Project: Project Updated, Feb. 15
The contractor (Carolina Sunrock) is currently installing an erosion control pond and conducting clearing operations. The installation of storm drains is scheduled to begin in the next few weeks.

Visit the Pullen Road Extension 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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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: Schedule Pending

Project Engineer – Reuben Moore
Design Consultant: Kimley Horn

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Buck Jones Road Widening

Widening to three lanes, bike lanes, curb, gutter and sidewalk on both sides from Farmgate Road to Xebec Way.

Project Status: Under Construction
Projected Completion:
Late Summer 2018
Project Engineer - Amy Billings
Design Consultant: URS Corporation - North Carolina
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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: Design

Projected Completion: Late Spring 2019

Project Engineer - Cordis Yates-Thompson

Information from March 10, 2016 meeting:

Handout with project map

Information from September 29, 2015 meeting:

Handout with project map

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.

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Hillsborough Street Phase II

Street improvements, including conversion to a two lane road with a raised median, from Gardner Street to the Rosemary Street / Shepherd Street intersection.

Project Status: Under Construction
Projected Completion: Spring 2018
Project Engineer - Richard Dickie
Design Consultant - Kimley-Horn & Associates

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Leesville Road Widening

Widening to a four lane median divided road with curb, gutter and sidewalks from I-540 to New Leesville Blvd.

Project Status: Landscape
Projected Completion: Road construction is complete. The landscaping is planned for installation in fall 2017 and spring 2018.
Project Engineer - Brennon Fuqua
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Mitchell Mill Road Widening

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

Project Status: Under Construction
Projected Completion: Late Winter 2018
Project Engineer - Tim Athy
Design Consultant: Kimley-Horn & Associates
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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:
Spring 2020
Project Engineer – Richard Dickie

Design Consultant - Ramey Kemp & Associates

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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: Schedule Pending
Project Engineer – Richard Dickie
Design Consultant: Clarknexsen

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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: Summer 2021
Project Engineer - Brennon Fuqua
Design Consultant - Wetherill Engineering, INC.

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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: Late Fall 2019

Project Engineer – Brennon Fuqua
Design Consultant: A. Morton Thomas & Associates, Inc.
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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: Schedule Pending

Project Engineer – David Savage
Design Consultant: RK&K

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Pullen Road

This project will extend Pullen Road from Western Blvd to Centennial Pkwy as a 52-feet from back-of-curb to back-of-curb roadway with bike lanes, medians, a 6-foot sidewalk on the east side, a 10-foot multiuse path on the west side, street trees and street lights on both sides as well as a 12 inch water main installation.

Project Status: Design Phase
Project Completion:
Late Fall 2018
Project Engineer- David Savage
Consultant-Ramey Kemp

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Pullen Road Project Map
Pullen Road Project Handout
Pullen Road Project Comment Sheet

Scotland Street Improvement Project

Proposed improvements will include widening the road, extending curb and gutter along the entire length of the project, installing sidewalk along the north side, and installing sidewalk on the south side from Lakeview Drive to St. Marys Street.

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

Project Status: Design

Project Completion: Winter 2019

Project Engineer – Mukund Moghe

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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: Late Winter 2021
Project Engineer - Amy Billings
Design Consultant - Lochner
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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:
Late Fall 2021
Project Engineer- Amy Billings
Design Consultant –RK&K

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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.

News & Updates

Posted Tuesday, Feb. 15

Construction News:

Construction is 77 percent complete on the Churchill Road, Street Petition Project

Breeze Road

A Street Improvement Petition Project that will include installation of curb and gutter, drains and paving from Beechridge Road to Hales Road.

Project Status: Design
Project Completion: Late Fall 2018

Project Engineer – Cordis Yates-Thompson

Meeting documents are now available from the Breeze Road Public Meeting held on Wednesday, July 26.

Project Map
Public Meeting Handout

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Churchill Road

A Street Improvement Petition Project that will include installation of curb and gutter from the existing improvements on Churchill Road to the existing improvements on Canterbury Road.

Project Status: Design
Project Completion:
Spring 2018

Project Engineer - Cordis Yates-Thompson

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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: Design
Project Completion:
Late Fall 2019

Project Engineer - Talal Shahbander

25% Project Map
25% Public Meeting Handout
25% Public Meeting Presentation

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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: Summer 2019
Project Engineer- Cordis Yates-Thompson

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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.

News & Updates

Posted Friday, Feb. 9

Town and Country Road:

Beginning Feb. 12, the installation of traffic calming measures on Town and Country Road will begin.

The Town and Country Road Project is a City of Raleigh Traffic Calming Project and includes the installation of curbed medians on Town and Country Road between Millbrook Road and Lead Mine Road.

There may be delays during the construction work as temporary traffic control will be required throughout the project. Access to the street and driveways will be maintained at all times.

Public Meeting Information:

Cross Links Traffic Calming Project: The 25 percent staff review meeting was held on September 28, and currently, our engineers are addressing staff review comments as we advance the design towards the next phase of 65 percent plan review.

Cross Links Road

This project includes the installation of traffic calming devices along Cross Links 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 2019
Project Engineer – Mukund Moghe
Schematic Design

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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 2019
Project Engineer – Mukund Moghe
Schematic Design

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Milburnie Road Traffic Calming

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

Project Status: Engineering Design and Implementation
Projected Completion:
Spring 2019
Project Engineer - Mukund Moghe

Schematic Design

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Town and Country Road

The project includes the installation of traffic calming devices along Town and Country Road from lead Mine Road to Millbrook Road.

Project Status: Construction
Project Completion:
Late Summer 2018
Project Engineer - Cordis Yates-Thompson

Schematic Design

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