American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement

Project Facts


  • The Department of Water Management is improving the existing infrastructure in the American Tobacco District and in areas east of Roxboro Street. The locations of the improvements can be viewed on the project area map (PDF).
  • The Study/Design phase will begin in the area east of Roxboro Street and will be completed in mid-2016, with the Construction phase starting in mid-to-late 2016. Construction in this area is expected to last approximately 8 months. The Study/Design phase for the American Tobacco District area will begin in early 2016, with the Construction phase starting in 2017. Construction in this area is expected to last approximately 18 months.
  • Public meetings will be scheduled in the coming weeks to provide additional information to the public regarding this project. Information regarding a public meeting will be posted to the City website at www.DurhamOperationGreenlight.org.
Thank you!
The City and its contractors appreciate your patience during these short-term inconveniences as we undertake this project to improve reliability of the City’s water system.