>>>Downtown Durham Construction Projects & Special Events Update: April 21st-30th

April 20, 2017

Please note – the projects included in this workplan are current as of the above publication date, and are subject to change based on weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances.

Current Project Highlights

  • One City Center – AHCC is scheduled to complete a concrete pour and a “tower crane jump”.
  • Duke Energy Powerline Repairs – Duke Energy is expected to complete power service upgrades for the Unscripted Hotel (formerly the Jack Tar Hotel).
  • East Main Street Waterline Repairs – Further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue east of downtown along the East Main Street corridor.

Temporary Road/Lane Closures

  • 100 W. Parish Street
    • — The next concrete pour at the One City Center site is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26th from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM. The sidewalk and roadway is scheduled to remain open for the duration of the operation.
    • — AHCC will be extending the height of the construction crane on Sunday, April 30th. AHCC will need to close the 100 block of W. Parrish Street (and the sidewalk) between Orange Street and Corcoran Street from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM to accommodate the delivery and installation of the additional crane components.

Sidewalk/Parking Impacts

  • 118 W. Parrish St
    • —Duke Energy is scheduled to complete a power service upgrade at 118 W. Parrish St. on April 23rd from 9:00 PM through the early morning hours of April 24th. The operation will impact several parking spaces and the adjacent sidewalk near 118W. Parrish St.
    • —Duke Energy is scheduled to complete a power service upgrade at 118 W. Parrish St. on April 24th from 11:00 PM to April 25th at 4:00AM. The operation will impact several parking spaces and the adjacent sidewalk near 118 W. Parrish St.
  • East Main Street Waterline Repairs
    • —Waterline installation in East Main Street at the railroad crossing between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will continue.
      • A westbound closure of East Main Street between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will be used.
      • Traffic control signs and markings will be used to detour westbound traffic using Elm, Ramseur, and Fayetteville streets.
      • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
      • Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.
    • —Waterline installation and testing in East Main Street from Dillard Street to Hood Street will continue.
      • East Main Street traffic between S. Elizabeth / Commerce and Hood streets will be shifted in order to maintain traffic in both directions.  On-street parking along East Main Street will be closed to accommodate waterline installation.
      • Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at East Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce, East Main / Hood, and at waterline crossing locations on East Main Street.
      • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
      • Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.
    • —Waterline service installation in Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets will continue.
      • Varying localized lane closures on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth Streets will be required.  Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all detours.
      • Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets at least seven days in advance of interruption.
      • Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at water service crossing locations on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets.
      • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
      • Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

Special Events

Helpful Links

 

>>>East Main Street Waterline Replacement Project Update & Two Week Look Ahead – April 6th

April 20, 2017

 Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor.  Additional information regarding this project can be found at: http://durhamnc.gov/3001/East-Main-Street-Waterline-Replacement.

Planned Road / Lane Closures:

  • Week of 4/24:
    • —Westbound closure of East Main Street between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street.  Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all detours (see attached map).
    • —Lane shifts on East Main Street between S. Elizabeth / Commerce and Hood streets.  On-street parking will be closed in the work area.
    • —Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at East Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce, East Main / Hood, and at waterline crossing locations on East Main Street. 
    • —Varying lane closures on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets at water service crossing locations.  Traffic control signs and markings or flaggers will be used at crossings.
  • Week of 5/1:
    • —Westbound closure of East Main Street between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street.  Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all detours (see attached map).
    • —Lane shifts on East Main Street between S. Elizabeth / Commerce and Fayetteville streets.  On-street parking will be closed in the work area.
    • —Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at East Main / Hood and at waterline crossing locations on East Main Street. 

Saturday-Sunday April 22-23, 2017:

  • Waterline installation in East Main Street at the railroad crossing between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will continue.
    • —A westbound closure of East Main Street between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will be used.
    • —Traffic control signs and markings will be used to detour westbound traffic using Elm, Ramseur, and Fayetteville streets (see attached map).
    • —Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • —Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

Week of April 24, 2017:

  • Waterline installation in East Main Street at the railroad crossing between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will continue.
    • —A westbound closure of East Main Street between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will be used.
    • —Traffic control signs and markings will be used to detour westbound traffic using Elm, Ramseur, and Fayetteville streets (see attached map).
    • —Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • —Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.
  • Waterline installation and testing in East Main Street from Dillard Street to Hood Street will continue.
    • —East Main Street traffic between S. Elizabeth / Commerce and Hood streets will be shifted in order to maintain traffic in both directions.  On-street parking along East Main Street will be closed to accommodate waterline installation.
    • —Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at East Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce, East Main / Hood, and at waterline crossing locations on East Main Street. 
    • —Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • —Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.
  • Waterline service installation in Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets will continue.
    • —Varying localized lane closures on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth Streets will be required.  Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all detours.
    • —Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets at least seven days in advance of interruption.
    • —Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at water service crossing locations on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets.
    • —Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • —Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

Saturday-Sunday April 29-30, 2017:

  • Waterline installation in East Main Street at the railroad crossing between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will continue.
    • —A westbound closure of East Main Street between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will be used.
    • —Traffic control signs and markings will be used to detour westbound traffic using Elm, Ramseur, and Fayetteville streets (see attached map).
    • —Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • —Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

 Week of May 1, 2017:

  • Waterline installation in East Main Street at the railroad crossing between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will continue.
    • —A westbound closure of East Main Street between Angier Avenue and Fayetteville Street will be used.
    • —Traffic control signs and markings will be used to detour westbound traffic using Elm, Ramseur, and Fayetteville streets (see attached map).
    • —Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • —Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.
  • Waterline installation and testing in East Main Street from S. Elizabeth Street to Fayetteville Street will continue.
    • —East Main Street traffic between S. Elizabeth / Commerce and Fayetteville streets will be shifted in order to maintain traffic in both directions.  On-street parking along East Main Street will be closed to accommodate waterline installation.
    • —Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at East Main / Hood and at waterline crossing locations on East Main Street. 
    • —Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • —Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

Saturday-Sunday May 6-7, 2017:

  • No work is planned.

Future Weeks:

  • —Restoration of sidewalks and other surfaces impacted by the project will continue.
  • —Waterline installation improvements along East Main Street will continue east toward Hood / Fayetteville streets.
  • —Following the completion of waterline installation in Main, Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets, stormwater improvements along Ramseur and East Main Street will begin.  A westbound closure of Ramseur Street will be used for this the work.
  • —Following the completion of waterline installation at Fayetteville / East Main streets, pavement improvements will take place in the intersection.
  • —Work will exceed the current City noise ordinance.  Additional information regarding this work can be found at www.DurhamOperationGreenlight.org.  Find more information about all of the department’s current projects at www.DurhamWaterProjects.org.  If you have questions, please email DowntownLoopWRP@DurhamNC.gov.