>>>Downtown Durham Construction Projects & Special Events Update: June 15th

June 15, 2017

Please note – the projects included in this work plan 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

  • –A tower crane jump is scheduled for Saturday, June 17th. No street orside walk closures are required for this work.
  • –The next concrete pour at the One City Center site is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21st. AHCC will pour concrete from 3pm to 10pm and the concrete finishers will work from 10pm until 1am that night. This concrete pour will form the 24th floor, and no road closures will be needed during the pour.

East Main Street Waterline Repairs
Saturday-Sunday June 17-18, 2017:

• No work is planned.

  • Week of June 19, 2017:
    • Final waterline and service connections on East Main Street between Dillard and Fayetteville streets will continue.
      • –Work includes final waterline connections at Commerce /East Main streets and Dillard / East Main streets.
      • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at installation locations on East Main Street.
      • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
      • –Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
      • –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 and service installations along Ramseur Street betweenHood and Fayetteville streets will continue.
      • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at waterline crossing locations.
      • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
      • –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.
    • Various sanitary sewer installations in Hood Street between Ramseur and East Main streets will continue.
      • –Lane shifts and local detours will be used to maintain traffic near installation areas.
      • –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 June 24-25:

• Final waterline and service connections on East Main Street between Dillard and Fayetteville streets will continue.

  • –Work includes preparing for final waterline connections at Commerce / East Main streets and Dillard / East Main streets.
  • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at installation locations on East Main Street.
  • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
  • –Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
  • –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.

Downtown Sidewalk Repairs
• Public Works will begin replacing sidewalk on Rigsbee Avenue (from Chapel Hill Street to Morgan Street) and Mangum Street (from Chapel Hill Street to City Hall Plaza). Proper pedestrian and traffic controls will be in place. There will be accessible entryways to all businesses at all times

  • –Monday, June 19th (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
  • –Tuesday, June 20th (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
  • –Wednesday, June 21st (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
  • –Thursday, June 22nd (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
  • –Friday, June 23rd (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)

Chesterfield Building Renovation
• A contractor will be completing HVAC improvements for the Chesterfield Building at 701 West Main Street. The road will be closed for the duration. A signed detour around the work are will be installed by the contractor on the following date/time;

• Saturday, June 24th (7:00 AM – 12:00 PM) • Durham Juneteenth Celebration

Helpful Links

 

>>>East Main Street Waterline Replacement Project Update & Two Week Look Ahead

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 will occur as follows:

  • Week of 6/19:
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers on East Main Street between Dillard Street and Fayetteville Street.
    • –Lane closures on Ramseur Street between Dillard Street and Fayetteville Street.
    • –Lane closures on Hood Street between East Main Street and Ramseur Street.
  • Week of 6/26:
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers on East Main Street between Dillard Street and Fayetteville Street.
    • –Lane closures on Ramseur Street between Dillard Street and Fayetteville Street.

 

Saturday-Sunday June 17-18, 2017:

  • No work is planned.

 

Week of June 19, 2017:

  • Final waterline and service connections on East Main Street between Dillard and Fayetteville streets will continue.
    • –Work includes final waterline connections at Commerce / East Main streets and Dillard / East Main streets.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at installation locations on East Main Street.
    • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
    • –Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
    • –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 and service installations along Ramseur Street between Hood and Fayetteville streets will continue.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at waterline crossing locations.
    • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
    • –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.
  • Various sanitary sewer installations in Hood Street between Ramseur and East Main streets will continue.
    • –Lane shifts and local detours will be used to maintain traffic near installation areas.
    • –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 June 24-25, 2017:

  • Final waterline and service connections on East Main Street between Dillard and Fayetteville streets will continue.
    • –Work includes preparing for final waterline connections at Commerce / East Main streets and Dillard / East Main streets.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at installation locations on East Main Street.
    • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
    • –Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
    • –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 June 26, 2017:

  • Final waterline and service connections on East Main Street between Dillard and Fayetteville streets will continue.
    • –Work includes final waterline connections at Commerce / East Main streets and Dillard / East Main streets.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at installation locations on East Main Street.
    • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
    • –Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
    • –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 and service installations along Ramseur Street between Hood and Fayetteville streets will continue.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at waterline crossing locations.
    • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
    • –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.
  • Stormwater installation along Ramseur Street between Dillard and Hood streets will continue. 
    • –Lane closures and detours will be used to maintain traffic at stormwater crossing locations at 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 July 1-2, 2017:

  • Final waterline and service connections on East Main Street between Dillard and Fayetteville streets will continue.
    • –Work includes preparing for final waterline connections at Commerce / East Main streets and Dillard / East Main streets.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at installation locations on East Main Street.
    • –Waterline service reconnections will be coordinated with affected parties at least seven days in advance of interruption.
    • –Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
    • –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.

 

Future Weeks:

  • –Restoration of sidewalks and other surfaces impacted by the project will continue.
  • –Stormwater improvements along Ramseur and East Main Street will continue.
  • –Pavement improvements in the intersection of Fayetteville / East Main street are anticipated to occur in late July.  An intersection closure with traffic detours is planned for approximately 4-5 days to complete the work.
  • –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.