>>>Downtown Durham Construction Projects & Special Events Update: July 6th

July 6, 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 – AHCC is scheduled to complete a concrete pour.
  • East Main Street Waterline Repairs – Further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue east of downtown along the East Main Street corridor.
  • Central Park Waterline Repairs – Further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue east of downtown along the East Main Street corridor.
  • Downtown Sidewalk Repairs – Durham Public Works will complete repairs to curb ramps and sidewalks throughout downtown.
  • American Tobacco Campus–Bridge Point Construction is scheduled to complete a lane closure to complete a HVAC installation.

 

Temporary Road/Lane Closures

One City Center

  • The next concrete pour at the One City Center site is scheduled for Wednesday, July 12th. 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 27th floor, and no road closures will be needed during the pour.

East Main Street Waterline Repairs

Saturday-Sunday, July 8-9, 2017:

  • No work is planned for Saturday, July 8or Sunday, July 9.
    • –Lane shifts will be left in place to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
    • –Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
    • –Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

Week of July 10, 2017:

  • Existing waterline abandonment on East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street will continue.
  • Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
  • 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.
  • 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 15-16, 2017:

  • –Existing waterline abandonment on East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street will continue.
  • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
  • –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.

 

Central Park Waterline Repairs

July 6, 2017:

  • Fernway Avenue will be reduced to one lane as waterline installation continues along Morris Street.
      • –Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all traffic detours.
      • –Flaggers will be utilized for traffic control.
      • –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 July 8-9, 2017:

  • No work planned. Fernway Avenue will be reduced to one lane.

Downtown Sidewalk Repairs

  • Public Works will continue replacing sidewalk on Rigsbee Avenue (from Chapel Hill Street to Morgan Street) and continue replacing sidewalk Cleveland Street (from Liberty Street to Elliot Street). Proper pedestrian and traffic controls will be in place. There will be accessible entryways to all businesses at all times
    • –Friday, July 7th (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
    • –Monday, July 10th (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
    • –Tuesday, July 11th (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
    • –Wednesday, July 12th (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
    • –Thursday, July 13th (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
    • –Friday, July 14th (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)

American Tobacco Campus HVAC Repairs

  • Bridge Point Construction is scheduled to complete a lane closure to complete a rooftop HVAC installation along Blackwell Street. Intermittent road closures may be necessary to mobilize materials. Entryways to all businesses will remain accessible at all times. Proper pedestrian and traffic controls will be in place by the contractor during the following times
    • –Friday, July 7th (4:00 AM – 7:30 AM)

Special Events

 Helpful Links

 

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

July 6, 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 will occur as follows:

  • Week of 7/10:
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers on East Main Street between Roxboro Street and Fayetteville Street, Hood Street, and South Elizabeth Street.
    • –Lane closures on Ramseur Street between Dillard Street and Fayetteville Street.
  • Week of 7/17:
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers on East Main Street between Roxboro Street and Fayetteville Street, Hood Street, and South Elizabeth Street.
    • –Lane closures on Ramseur Street between Dillard Street and Fayetteville Street.

 

Saturday-Sunday, July 8-9, 2017:

  • No work is planned for Saturday, July 8 or Sunday, July 9.
    • –Lane shifts will be left in place to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
    • –Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
    • –Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

 

Week of July 10, 2017:

  • Existing waterline abandonment on East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street will continue.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
    • –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.
  • 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 15-16, 2017:

  • Existing waterline abandonment on East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street will continue.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
    • –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 July 17, 2017:

  • Restoration of sidewalks, curb, etc. on East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street will continue.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
    • –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.
  • 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 22-23, 2017:

  • Restoration of sidewalks, curb, etc. on East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street will continue.
    • –Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
    • –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.
  • –Waterline service reconnections in Angier Avenue between East Main Street and Elm Avenue will coordinated with affected residents.
  • –Stormwater improvements along East Main Street will continue.
  • –Pavement improvements in the intersection of Fayetteville / East Main street are anticipated to occur in late July or early August.  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.