Operation Green Light - Road Closures

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Celeste Circle Road Closure
Contractors are scheduled to install a sewer connection for the Farrington Road Mixed Use Development Phase 1 through July 25 at 4 p.m. Residents and emergency response units will need to access Celeste Circle via Crossland Drive. For information, call Fred Boone by email or call 919-815-1691.

Downtown Durham Construction Projects and Special Events Update - July 21 – July 30

July 20, 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 in Central Park.

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

Van Alen Apartments – Northwood Ravin is scheduled to complete a concrete delivery and complete underground utility work.

Durham Innovation District – Duke Energy is scheduled to complete underground utility work and Barnhill Contracting is scheduled to complete material deliveries along Roney Street.

The Brannan – 400 Hunt Street will be closed daily (various dates – noted below)

Durham County Judicial Building Renovation – Temporary closure of 200 East Parrish Street for an HVAC installation on July 22nd.

Temporary Road/Lane Closures
     • One City Center
        • The next concrete pour at the One City Center site is scheduled for Friday, July 21st at 6 a.m. Placement will be completed around 10 a.m. Finishers will work into the afternoon. No streets or sidewalks will be closed for this placement. AHCC will use flaggers for traffic if required.

     • East Main Street Waterline Repairs - Saturday-Sunday July 22-23, 2017:
        • No work is planned for Saturday, July 22 or Sunday, July 23.

     Week of July 24, 2017:
        • Restoration of sidewalks, curb, etc. and abandonment of existing waterlines in 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 will begin on East Main Street between S. Elizabeth / Commerce and Hood streets.
        • Lane closures and detours will be used to maintain traffic at stormwater crossing locations on East Main Street.
        • 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 South 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.
        • Existing stamped concrete in East Main Street on the west side of Roxboro Street will be removed.
        • Lane closures and shifts will be used to maintain traffic in both directions during work.
        • 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.

     Friday - Monday July 28-31, 2017:
        • Stamped concrete restoration will take place on East Main Street on the west side of Roxboro Street.
        • East Main Street will be closed between Church Street and Roxboro Street from 7  p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday.
        • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for East Main Street detours.
        • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated on Friday evening and Saturday morning.
        • Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

• Central Park Waterline Repairs - Week of July 24, 2017:
     • Fuller Street will be closed as waterline installation continues.
     • 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 a.m. to 6 p.m.
     • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.
     • Liggett Street sewer line will be inspected.
     • Flaggers will be utilized for traffic control.
     • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.
     • Residents and business owners will be contacted about assisting with dye testing of sewer service connections.

      Saturday - Sunday July 29-30, 2017:
     • No work planned. Fuller Street will be closed between Corporation Street and Fernway Avenue.

• Downtown Sidewalk Repairs
     • Public Works will continue replacing sidewalk on Rigsbee Avenue (from Chapel Hill Street to Morgan Street) and Cleveland Street (from Liberty Street to Elliot Street). The next phase of construction will begin along Main Street. Proper pedestrian and traffic controls will be in place. There will be accessible entryways to all businesses at all times
     • Friday, July 21 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
     • Monday, July 24 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
     • Tuesday, July 25 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
     • Wednesday, July 26 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
     • Thursday, July 27 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
     • Friday, July 28 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

• Van Alen Apartments
     • Utility excavation work will take place near the intersection Dillard Street and Mangum Street. Westbound traffic (between Mangum Street and Roxboro Street), access to the Justice Center Complex, and the Justice Center Deck will remain accessible throughout the week. Dillard Street will be closed in the eastbound direction. Proper pedestrian and traffic detour signage will be in place on the following dates/times;
     • Monday, July 24 (7 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
     • Tuesday, July 25 (7 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
     • Wednesday, July 26 (7 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
     • Thursday, July 27 (7 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
     • Friday, July 28 (7 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

     • The next concrete delivery will take place along Dillard Street (between Mangum Street and Roxboro Street) and will not require any lane closures. Proper pedestrian and traffic controls will be in place. There will be accessible entryways to all businesses on the following dates/times;
     • Monday, July 24 (2 a.m. – 6 a.m.)
     • Thursday, July 27 (2 a.m. – 6 a.m.)

• Durham Innovation District

     • The next material delivery will take place along Roney Street. Intermittent street closures (less than 5 minutes) may be necessary throughout the operation. Parking will be restricted along the north curb line of Roney Street until further notice. Proper pedestrian and traffic controls will be in place. There will be accessible entryways to all businesses on the following dates/times;
     • Friday, July 21 (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

     • Duke Energy’s contractor will be completing a service installation along the 400 block of Morris Street. The sidewalk on the west side of Morris Street will be accessible entryways to all businesses at all times. The northbound lane will be closed for the duration of the operation. Flaggers will be directing two-way traffic around the site during the following dates/times;
     • Friday, July 21 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
     • Monday, July 24 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
     • Tuesday, July 25 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
     • Wednesday, July 26 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
     • Thursday, July 27 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
     • Friday, July 28 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

     • 400 Hunt Street
     • The street will be closed to through traffic along 400 Hunt Street on the following dates (A signed detour will be setup by the contractor);
     • Monday, July 24 (8 a.m. – noon)
     • Tuesday, July 25 (8 a.m. – noon)
     • Wednesday, July 26 (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
     • Thursday, July 27 (8 a.m. – noon)
     • Friday, July 28 (8 a.m. – noon)

     • Temporary Closure of 200 East Parrish Street (between Church Street and Roxboro Street
     • 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);
     • Saturday, July 22 (6 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Special Events
Durham Central Park - Concert Series – Friday, July 21, 2017
• Foster Street (between Geer Street and Corporation Street) will be closed to through traffic from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Rock the Park Movie Series – Saturday, July 22, 2017
• Foster Street (between Geer Street and Corporation Street) will be closed to through traffic from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.


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