>>>Downtown Durham Construction Projects & Special Events Update: March 17th-26th

March 16, 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 – Armada Hoffler Construction (AHCC) will complete waterline work along 100 W. Main Street. Main Street will be closed to all through traffic through 5:00 PM Monday, March 20th. The next concrete pour at the One City Center site is scheduled for Friday, March 17th from 5:00 PM to10:00 PM (no road closures will be needed for the concrete pour).
      • Central Park Waterline Repairs – Further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue north of downtown along the Mangum Street corridor.
      • East Main Street Waterline Repairs – Further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue east of downtown along the East Main Street corridor.
      • Jack Tar – Water line utility work to be performed along Parrish Street (near the corner of Corcoran) through Saturday, March 18th.
      • Kress Building Renovations – The sidewalk at 201 W. Main Street will be closed on the morning of Wednesday, March 22nd through Thursday, March 23rd to complete the installation of scaffolding for exterior building renovations.
      • 21c Museum Hotel – 200 W. Corcoran Street will be closed on the morning of Tuesday, March 21st to complete a promotional photo shoot. 
      • The Brannan – 400 Hunt Street will be closed to through traffic on Friday, March 17th.

Road/Lane Closures

100 W. Main Street

–Armada Hoffler Construction (AHCC) will complete waterline work along 100 W. Main Street. Main Street will be closed to all through traffic from through 5:00 PM Monday, March 20th.

100 W. Parrish Street

–If necessary, traffic will utilize the existing parking lane as a travel lane for westbound traffic along the 100 block of W. Parrish Street through Saturday, March 18th from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The traffic shift will be reopened to a single westbound traffic with on-street parking each night.

Central Park Waterline Repairs

Seminary Avenue will be reduced to a single lane (westbound only) from Mangum Street to Rigsbee Street.

–Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all traffic detours.

–Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.

–On-street parking will be closed in work areas.

–Planned work hours are 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

–No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.

East Main Street Waterline Repairs

–Lane shifts on East Main Street between Dillard and Hood streets.  On-street parking will be closed in the work area.

–Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce and at waterline crossing locations on Main Street.

–Varying lane closures on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets at water service crossing locations.  Traffic control signs and marking or flaggers will be used at the crossing locations.

–Temporary lane closures on Mangum Street between Morgan and Ramseur streets and W Chapel Hill Street between Ramseur and Pettigrew streets for final pavement marking installation.

200 W. Corcoran Street

–Corcoran Street will be closed on Tuesday, March 12nd beginning at 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM to complete a promotional photo shoot.

400 Hunt Street

–The street will be closed to through traffic along 400 Hunt Street on Friday, March 17th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. A signed detour will be setup by the contractor.

 

Sidewalk/Parking Impacts

100 W. Parrish Street

— If necessary, traffic will utilize the existing parking lane as a travel lane for westbound traffic through Saturday, March 18th from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The traffic shift will be reopened to a single westbound traffic with on-street parking each night. Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the work area.

Central Park Waterline Repairs

Seminary Avenue will be reduced to a single lane (westbound only) from Mangum Street to Rigsbee Street.

-Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all traffic detours.

-Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.

-On-street parking will be closed in work areas.

-Planned work hours are 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

-No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.

 

East Main Street Waterline Repairs

–Lane shifts on East Main Street between Dillard and Hood streets.  On-street parking will be closed in the work area.

–Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce and at waterline crossing locations on Main Street.

–Varying lane closures on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets at water service crossing locations.  Traffic control signs and marking or flaggers will be used at the crossing locations.

–Temporary lane closures on Mangum Street between Morgan and Ramseur streets and W Chapel Hill Street between Ramseur and Pettigrew streets for final pavement marking installation.

200 W. Corcoran Street

–Corcoran Street will be closed on Tuesday, March 12nd beginning at 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM to complete a promotional photo shoot.

201 W. Main Street

–The sidewalk at 201 W. Main Street will be closed on the morning of Wednesday, March 22nd through Thursday, March 23rd to complete the installation of scaffolding to complete building renovations. Intermittent parking impacts are expected through the operation.  A signed pedestrian detour will be setup by the contractor.

400 Hunt Street

–The sidewalk and parking will be inaccessible along 400 Hunt Street on Friday, March 17th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. A signed detour will be setup by the contractor.

Special Events

Helpful Links

 

>>>East Main Street Waterline Replacement Project Update & Two Week Look Ahead – March 16th

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 3/20:
–Lane shifts on East Main Street between Dillard and Hood streets. On-street parking will be closed in the work area.
–Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce and at waterline crossing locations on Main Street.
–Varying lane closures on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets at water service crossing locations. Traffic control signs and marking or flaggers will be used at the crossing locations.
–Temporary lane closures on Mangum Street between Morgan and Ramseur streets and W Chapel Hill Street between Ramseur and Pettigrew streets for final pavement marking installation.

Week of 3/27:
–Lane shifts on East Main Street between Dillard and Hood streets. On-street parking will be closed in the work area.
–Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce and at waterline crossing locations on Main Street.
–Varying lane closures on Ramseur, Hood, and S. Elizabeth streets at water service crossing locations. Traffic control signs and marking or flaggers will be used at the crossing locations.

Saturday-Sunday March 18-19, 2017:
–No work is planned.

Week of March 20, 2017:
Waterline installation and testing in East Main Street from Dillard Street to S. Elizabeth / Commerce streets will continue.
–East Main Street traffic between Dillard 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 the waterline installation.
–Traffic and on-street parking in East Main Street between Dillard and S. Elizabeth / Commerce streets will be returned to its original pattern, and traffic on East Main Street between S. Elizabeth / Commerce and Hood streets will be shifted in order to maintain traffic in both directions.
–Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at East Main / Dillard, East Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce, 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.

Final pavement marking installation in Mangum and W Chapel Hill streets.
–Temporary lane closures on Mangum Street between Morgan and Ramseur streets and W Chapel Hill Street between Ramseur and Pettigrew streets for final pavement marking installation.
–Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic during the pavement marking installation.

Saturday-Sunday March 25-26, 2017:
No work is planned.

Week of March 27, 2017:
Waterline installation 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 the waterline installation.
–Lane closures and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at East Main / Dillard, East Main / S. Elizabeth / Commerce, 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 1-2, 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. The westbound closure of Ramseur Street will remain in place for this the work.
–A westbound closure of East Main Street between Angier Ave and Fayetteville Street will be required for waterline installation beneath the railroad tracks. A traffic detour using Elm, Ramseur, and Fayetteville streets will be used.
–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.

 

>>>Central Park Waterline Replacement Project Update and Two Week Look Ahead – March 16th

March 16, 2017

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Central Park Waterline Replacement Project. Additional information regarding this project can be found at: http://durhamnc.gov/1251/Durham-Central-Park-Waterline-Replacemen.

Week of March 20, 2017:
Seminary Avenue will be reduced to a single lane (westbound only) from Mangum Street to Rigsbee Street.
–Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all traffic detours.
–Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
–On-street parking will be closed in work areas.
–Planned work hours are 7 AM to 6 PM.
–No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.

Saturday – Sunday March 25-26, 2017:
No waterline work planned. Seminary Avenue will remain closed to one lane.

Week of March 27, 2017:
Seminary Avenue will be reduced to a single lane (westbound only) from Mangum Street to Rigsbee Street.
–Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all traffic detours.
–Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
–On-street parking will be closed in work areas.
–Planned work hours are 7 AM to 6 PM.
–No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.

Saturday – Sunday April 1-2, 2017:
No waterline work planned. Seminary Avenue will remain closed to one lane.

Future Weeks:
–Waterline replacement work will continue on Seminary Avenue.
–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.