Operation Green Light - Road Closures

street closure signs
Dover Road Closure
Dover Road between Surrey Road and Avon Road will be closed Thursday, May 25, and Friday, May 26. If necessary, the road may be closed on Tuesday, May 30, but it will be open to traffic during the weekend. The purpose of the closure is for the City’s Stormwater Division to complete a repair. The contact for the work is Michael Macon, Public Works supervisor, (919) 475-8967.


Downtown Durham Construction Projects and Special Events Update - May 26 - June 4

May 25, 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.

Downtown Sidewalk Repairs
Durham Public Works will complete repairs to curb ramps throughout downtown.

Durham County Judicial Building Renovation
Temporary closure of 200 East Parrish Street on May 26 and June 5.

Level 3 - Fiber Installation
Level 3 is scheduled to install fiber optic cable along the 100 block of East Main Street.

Temporary Road/Lane Closures

• One City Center
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The next concrete pour at the One City Center site is scheduled for this coming Wednesday, May 31.
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AHCC will pour concrete from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the concrete finishers will work from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. that night. No road closures will be needed during the pour.

• East Main Street Waterline Repairs
   • May 26, 2017:
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Stormwater improvements along Ramseur Street between Hood and Fayetteville streets will begin on Thursday (project webpage).
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Westbound traffic in Ramseur Street will be closed between Hood and Fayetteville streets. Traffic control signs and markings will be used for a detour using East Main Street.
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On-street parking on Ramseur Street between Hood and Fayetteville streets will be closed to accommodate stormwater installation.
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Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
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Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

• Saturday-Monday May 27-29, 2017:
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No work will take place over the Memorial Day weekend.

• Week of May 30, 2017:
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Stormwater improvements along Ramseur Street between Dillard and Fayetteville streets will continue.
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Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at stormwater crossing locations at Hood and South Elizabeth streets.
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Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
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Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

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Final waterline and service connections on East Main Street between Dillard and Fayetteville streets will continue.
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Work includes preparing for final waterline connections at Commerce / East Main streets and Dillard / East Main streets.
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Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at installation locations on East Main Street.
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Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
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Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
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Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings and facilities will be maintained at all times.

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Various sanitary sewer installations in S. Elizabeth and Hood streets between Ramseur and East Main streets will continue.
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Lane shifts and local detours will be used to maintain traffic near installation areas.
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Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
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Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

• Downtown Sidewalk Repairs
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Public Works will be completing sidewalk in various locations throughout downtown the downtown loop on the following dates (signed pedestrian detours will be setup by the contractor);
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Monday, May 29 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
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Tuesday, May 30 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
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Wednesday, May 31 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
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Thursday, June 1 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
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Friday, June 2 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

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Temporary Closure of 200 East Parrish Street (between Church Street and Roxboro Street
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The street will be closed to through traffic to work on the Durham County Judicial Building on the following dates (A signed detour will be setup by the contractor);
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Friday, May 26 (10 a.m. – noon)
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Tuesday, June 6 (6 a.m. – 11 a.m.)

   • Level 3 - Fiber Installation
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Minor parking impacts can be expected while Level 3 installs fiber optic cable along the 100 block of East Main Street on the following dates;
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Tuesday, May 30 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
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Wednesday, May 31 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
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Thursday, June 1 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
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Friday, June 2 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Special Events
   • Doughman 9
May 27 (8 a.m. – noon)
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9th Street Business District/Downtown
      • Varadarajan Ceremony
May 28 (1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
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Foster Street between E. Chapel Hill and Morgan Street will be closed
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Morgan Street between Forster Street and Morris Street will be closed


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