Mitchell Mill Road Widening Project
- Road Widening Project
- $13.8 Millon
- Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
- Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. (Design Consultant)
- Rifenburg Construction (Construction Contractor)
Project Update, Updated April 25
Starting at 9 a.m., on Monday, April 30, crews will begin milling and paving operations at Singleleaf Lane. Flaggers will be on hand to direct traffic as needed, but there may be delays.
On Tuesday, May 1, starting at 9 a.m., Neuse Crossing Drive will be closed to traffic while the contractor removes the middle island at the entrance to Neuse Crossing Drive and completes milling and paving operations.
Forestville Road update:
The second half of the new box culvert is scheduled for installation in early June. During the second half of the box culvert installation, Forestville Road will be closed at Mitchell Mill Road. Mitchell Mill Road will remain open, but there will be no access to the northern section of Forestville Road from Mitchell Mill Road during this work.
The City will post more information once a firm date is established.
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The project will widen Mitchell Mill Road between Louisburg Road and Forestville Road.
Street Improvements will include:
- Four-lane median-divided road;
- Curb and gutters;
- Bike lanes;
- Streetlights on both sides;
- Turn-lane improvements;
- Culvert replacement at the intersection of Mitchell Mill Road and Forestville Road;
- A directional crossover at Neuse Crossing Drive and Longdale Drive;
- Full access movements at Single Leaf Lane and Caliber Woods Drive; and,
- New water main installation to connect existing sections currently installed along the corridor
|September 23, 2010||Corridor Public Meeting|
|May 5, 2011||Design Public Meeting|
|May 20, 2014||Public Meeting|
|September 11, 2014||Follow-up Public Meeting|
|December 2, 2014||City Council Public Hearing|
|Fall 2015||Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition|
|January 2016||Advertise for Construction Contract|
|May 2016||Award Construction Contract|
|Summer 2018||Project Completion|
Mitchell Mill Road Widening project is part of the 2005 Road Bond approved by voters of the City of Raleigh. Initial design funding for the project was authorized by the Raleigh City Council as part of the 2008-09 Capital Improvement Program.
Mitchell Mill Road is classified as a major thoroughfare in the City's 2030 comprehensive Plan. The existing roadway consists of primarily a two lane roadway with triple lefts at the Louisburg Road (US 401) intersection.
Existing Traffic Volume: 17,500 vehicles per day
Projected Traffic Forecast: 25,000 vehicles per day (2035)